The Medical Abortion

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What is the medical abortion?
“Medical abortion” is a non-surgical method using a combination of Mifepristone & Misoprostol to end a pregnancy naturally. In general, it’s used up to 63 days (9 weeks) — after the first day of a woman’s last period.

What is the success rate?
It’s highly recommended during the 1st trimester pregnancy where 99.9% women who had medical abortions within 9 weeks pregnancy had successfully terminated their pregnancy without undergoing costly surgery.

Can I purchase it at any pharmacy or clinic?
No. Although Mifepristone is an FDA-approved medication, the Ministry of Health in Malaysia does not recognize the sale of abortion medication for public. As a result, many women who are suffering from unintended pregnancies had to risk their safety by dealing with the online illegal drug sellers. Under the initiative to reach out the women in such distressful situation, SafeParenthood provides a non-judgmental platform for safe abortion, medical access and family planning solutions for all women regardless of their social backgrounds & marital status.

Can I use Cytotec for abortion without Mifepristone?
The Cytotec’s ultimate function is to cure ulser, it is not an abortion pill. Although it is believed that most people abuse the dosage for abortion purpose, the process of safe abortion is most effectively carried out when the two abortion medications (Misoprostol & Mifepristone) execute their own function accordingly. Clinical research has concluded that using Cytotec alone for abortion is complicated and risky (only 50-60% chance of abortion), causing a woman to end up opting for a surgical procedure after the medical failure.

Can I consume the abortion medication at home?
Yes. In fact, using the abortion medication is much easier compared to other prescribed medicines. You will be given a complete dosage instruction with guidelines for private usage at home.

Is it safe?
Since Mifepristone has been approved by FDA in 2001, millions of women worldwide had chosen Mifepristone as a non-surgical alternative to terminate early pregnancy naturally. The safety is well-established through clinical research and has been studied for more than a decade. When consuming the medication, it’s normal if you experience the following:
pointsheavy bleeding (period) and are soaking through more than two maxi pads in 1 hour
pointsblood clots for 2 hours or more that are larger than a grapefruit (or as tiny as a tadpole)
pointschills and a fever of 37°C or higher after the day of the procedure
pointsnausea, vomiting or diarrhea that lasts more than 24 hours
pointsan unpleasant smelling discharge from your vagina
pointsabdominal pain or discomfort

You should start to feel better each day after the abortion. Click here for more information on after-abortion recovery.

Who should not use it?
The medical abortion may not be right for all women. You should not use it if you:-
pointscurrently have an IUD. You need to remove it before taking the medication
pointsdo not have phone access or transportation to the nearest clinic (in case of emergency)
pointshave a known or suspected ectopic or molar pregnancy (abnormal placenta)
pointstake any other medicine that should not be combined for abortion
pointshave severe adrenal gland, heart, kidney, or liver problems
pointsare more than 105 days (above 15 weeks pregnant)
pointshave a blood-clotting disorder

Can I use it while breastfeeding?
A bit of Misoprostol’s substance might present in the breast milk after you take it. If you’re breastfeeding, the Misoprostol may cause your infant to have diarrhea. You’re advised to stop breastfeeding for a couple of days (about a week) after a successful abortion.

How does it work?
Mifepristone acts as anti-progesterone component, stop the growth of the embryo by hindering its element of growth, nourishment & oxygen requirement. Then, the second medication, — Misoprostol carries out the expulsion of the embryo, blood and tissues by causing uterine contraction and thereby resulting in successful abortion.
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How to use it?
Before taking the abortion pill, you will need to discuss it with your partner, talk about your medical/health conditon and conduct a pregnancy test. You will also be given a medication guide, instructions, and other information to consume the medication, including a 24-hours assistance you can call, SMS or Whatsapp if you have any questions or concerns. Here is the most common way of using the abortion pill:

Day 1 — Mifepristone (1 tablet orally)
This is the main requirement for abortion. Mifepristone works by blocking the progesterone hormones. Without progesterone, the lining of the uterus breaks down, and pregnancy cannot continue.

Day 2 — Misoprostol (4 tablets per dose, then repeat after 5 hours)
You need to consume this medicine on the second day after the Mifepristone dosage. Misoprostol cleanse the uterus by flushing the embryo out.

Do I need a doctor check-up after the abortion?
No. If your pregnancy is normal and you’re currently healthy, the medical abortion will not cause any illness or complications. Some women with anemia might experience a severe blood loss & dehydration, they need to go to clinic for a medical supervision. Do not consume other drugs or alcohol during the abortion process. After a successful abortion, it is advisable to wait for 10 days if you want to go for an ultrasound to ensure that your uterus has completely removed all the remaining tissues and blood.

Does it hurt?
Most women don’t feel anything after taking the Mifepristone dosage. The second medicine (Misoprostol) — will cause you to have cramps and bleed heavily. Some women may begin bleeding before taking the second medicine. But for most, the bleeding and cramping begin after taking it. It usually lasts a few hours. You may see large blood clots or tissue at the time of the abortion. Most women abort within 6-8 hours after taking the second medicine. For others, it takes longer (abortion should occur in 3 days).It’s normal to have some bleeding or spotting for up to four weeks after the abortion. Only use pads for bleeding after an abortion for sanitary care. During the abortion, you will experience:
pointstemporary abdominal cramps
pointsnausea or vomit
pointsmild fever or colds
pointsdizziness
pointsdiarrhea

Can I use a pain-reliever to heal my cramps?
Not necessary. However, Acetaminophen (like Tylenol) or Ibuprofen (like Advil) can reduce most of these symptoms. They’re available at most pharmacies under trade name Nurofen, Diclofenac or Tylenol. Do not use Aspirin, as it will heal a cramp but causes heavier bleeding. You may feel more at ease if you have a trusted partner, friend or loved one with you during the abortion.

How do I know if the abortion is successful or not?
Abortion is completed when the embryo is expelled from the uterus. You can see when the embryo comes out during the bleeding process (usually in a few hours or up to 3 days). Depending on the pregnancy stage, the embryo is expelled in various size & shapes along with tissues & blood. 

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