The “abortion pill” is really a misnomer. In actuality, a medical abortion is a combination of two pills: mifepristone and misoprostol. Each drug carries its own risks and side effects. According to the FDA, serious adverse events occurred in women who used mifepristone for medical abortion, including infection, blood loss requiring transfusion, ectopic pregnancies, hospitalization, and […]
A medical abortion consists of the administering of two drugs: RU-486 (Mifepristone (Mifeprex) and Misoprostol. The FDA approved protocol for an RU-486 medical abortion includes three office visits, as follows: Mifepristone is given orally during your first office visit. Mifepristone blocks progesterone from the uterine lining, causing the fetus to die. This alone may cause […]
Some women experience sexual dysfunction after an abortion. The following issues can often be associated with early pregnancy termination: Increased vaginal dryness Decreased sexual desire Loss of orgasm ability Dyspareunia (painful intercourse) Tell your doctor if you have had an abortion and are experiencing any of these symptoms. They may be able to help.