For termination of pregnancy used a variety of methods, the main ones being surgical abortion and so-called medical abortion. Last assumes no surgical curettage
Scraping - heavy and unsafe procedure
uterus and receive special preparations - tablets for abortion.
What RU486 - abortion pills?
RU486 (brand name Mifeprex) is widely used for abortion in some countries - including France, Sweden, United Kingdom. American Commission by the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of the abortion pill RU486 to the United States. Tablets for abortion doctor prescribes, are extremely self prohibited.
For abortion need to visit the doctor three times.
The first stage of medical abortion
Medical abortion - be wary of the ordinary
- A reception for the abortion pill RU486. Then, if necessary, it is sending a second medicine, misoprostol, for final termination.
Time required: three visits to the doctor (more than seventeen days).
How to receive
During the first reception the doctor says pregnancy determines pregnancy by using a sonogram. The doctor then gives three pills (two hundred milligrams each) mifepreksa (RU-486), which should immediately take orally. This dose of mifepristone typically causes the failure of the fertilized egg in the uterine wall held.
Re-visit a doctor appointed by the two or three days.
During the second step (not later than forty-eight hours after mifepristone) doctor examines a number of tests to ascertain the fact of the successful termination of pregnancy. If no pregnancy was interrupted, the doctor prescribes a second drug - misoprostol in the form of two tablets, which are either taken orally or as a vaginal suppository. The drug causes abortion no later than one week after administration (usually of the drug requires six hours or more).
Misoprostol causes contractions of the uterus, in some cases accompanied by soreness and bleeding. Your doctor may prescribe painkillers in case of intense pain.
Two weeks after taking misoprostol definitely need to visit the doctor again. During the last reception of the doctor confirms abortion and be able to identify problems caused by the drug in case of their appearance (eg, infection or hemorrhage). If the pills did not cause the termination of pregnancy, abortion is a surgical procedure is recommended. According to the manufacturer of the drug, as a result of receiving mifepreksa may have abnormalities in fetal development and abortion in this case it is recommended surgical abortion.
Tablets for abortion: Basic Information
When the reception unit RU486 abortion pill causes abortion in sixty-four - eighty-five percent of cases. Subsequent misoprostol within forty-eight hours after taking the RU486 abortion success rate increased to ninety-two - ninety-eight percent.
Side effects of the drug include cramping, nausea, diarrhea, bleeding, which can take up to eight to ten days.
Using the abortion pill is recommended for gestation to seven weeks (five weeks after conception) or up to forty-nine days after the last menstrual period.
Can I take pills for abortion during lactation?
If a woman becomes pregnant during breast-feeding a baby, chances are that a second pregnancy would be undesirable, and the need arises abortion.
During lactation, there are two main methods of abortion: surgical abortion and medical abortion. Surgical abortion involves the possibility of further breastfeeding, but the medical abortion is necessary to abandon breastfeeding
Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!
at least several days. Breastfeeding while taking abortion pills are not recommended because after taking the drug misoprostol passes into breast milk of nursing mothers. Misoprostol in the milk of lactating women can cause infant diarrhea.
There are several reasons why women choose medical abortion (abortion pills) surgical abortion: first, this procedure does not require surgical intervention, it is less painful and does not require anesthesia. Secondly, for medical abortion, it is not necessary for a few days to go to the hospital: pills for abortion is carried out at home.
Although medical abortion is the preferred method of abortion in the early stages, for some diseases it is not recommended - why medical abortion should be done after consulting with your doctor.
What abortion pills safer
One of the most common side effects of medicines for abortion is associated with bacterial infections, the cause of which - vaginal suppositories.
Not long ago, medical researchers have found that taking two different drugs for abortion orally, first mifepristone and misoprostol and then within twenty-four - forty-eight hours after mifepristone, significantly reduces the risk of bacterial infection.
Previously, medical abortion procedure is supposed oral administration of mifepristone, and then, for 24 - 48 hours, the use of misoprostol in the form of vaginal suppositories. This procedure is often caused by a bacterial infection, so along with misoprostol
Misoprostol - indications for abortion
prescribing different antibiotics. Thanks to this method of medical abortion has become much safer for the health of women than ever before, and today, according to statistics, in Europe and the US, one out of four cases of abortion is associated with a tablet for abortion.
Medical abortion involves mifepristone, also known as RU-486, for the artificial termination of pregnancy and a second drug, misoprostol, two days later for the rejection of the fetus.
Side effects from taking the pills for abortion can include excessive bleeding, nausea, headache, diarrhea, stomach cramps. In the most rare cases, if damaged the cervix or the fallopian tube during the abortion procedure abortion could threaten a woman's ability to conceive in the future.