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As you consider your options, you may be thinking about the Abortion Pill in Sterling, also known as a Medical Abortion or Chemical Abortion. (See abortion procedures.)
Usage – The Abortion Pill process must begin in early pregnancy. It is vital that you learn how far along you are in the pregnancy before beginning this protocol.1 Our Free Ultrasound Evaluation will help you find out exactly how far along you are.
The FDA approved regimen 2 for Mifiprex (RU-486) is:
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Cramping and bleeding are expected. Bleeding may be like a heavy period. Bleeding can last 9 to 16 days and possibly up to 30 days. Other possible side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, chills, weakness, dizziness and headache.3 Consult our Abortion Health and Safety Checklist here.
Complications – Possible complications include heavy bleeding requiring surgery to stop the bleeding and serious infection. Before taking any medication, you should discuss the risks with your doctor and know what to do if complications arise.4
Follow-up – It is important to follow-up with your doctor 1 to 2 weeks after taking this medication regime to see if an abortion has occurred and to assess for complications.2
To learn more about pills for abortion and your pregnancy options, schedule a free and confidential appointment today.
1LMP – Last Menstrual Period
2 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2016). “Mifeprex Medication Guide.” U.S. Department of Health. Retrieved from http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Drugs/DrugSafety/UCM088643.pdf
3 Mifeprex Label (2016), Table 4.
4 Winikoff B, Dzuba IG, Chong E, Goldberg AB, Lichtenberg ES, Ball C, et al. edtabs (2012). “Extending outpatient medical abortion services through 70 days of gestational age.” Obstet Gynecol, 120(5): 1070-6.