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Can you miscarry after taking mifepristone.

Can you miscarry after taking mifepristone, Mifepristone will not usually cause the miscarriage to occur. It is a ‘primer’ medicine that starts to loosen the pregnancy from the wall of the uterus, which then makes the misoprostol more likely to work.

Can I take misoprostol orally 12 hours after mifepristone?

Women receiving mifepristone and vaginal misoprostol for abortion can have the flexibility to administer the misoprostol as soon as 6 hours after using the mifepristone.

Will be bleeding start after taking mifepristone?

Vaginal bleeding — similar to a menstrual period — will usually start 1 to 2 days after taking mifepristone, although some women may start bleeding earlier than this. In most cases, bleeding at this stage can be managed with regular sanitary pads.

What is the time gap between mifepristone and misoprostol?

Background: The recommended time interval between mifepristone and misoprostol in medical second-trimester termination of pregnancy (TOP) has been 36-48 h. However, a more flexible interval would be of value.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, or dizziness may occur. If these effects persist longer than the first 24 hours after taking the second drug (misoprostol), seek immediate medical attention because they can be signs of a serious medical problem.

How many tablets of misoprostol should be inserted?

The recommended dose of misoprostol is 800 mcg (4 200-mcg tablets) inserted vaginally. Study results have demonstrated that vaginal administration is more effective than oral use of misoprostol. One dose is about 70% effective, and 2 is about 84% effective.
Bleeding may be spotty, dark brown, and include clots. Often there is no bleeding for the first few days immediately following the abortion, then hormonal changes may cause bleeding as heavy as a period around the third or fifth day and increased cramping.

How long do the side effects of misoprostol last?

The following side effects are not dangerous and usually only last one to four hours. If any of these side effects make you very uncomfortable, you may treat your symptoms with over-the-counter medicines.

Can I poop after taking misoprostol?

Diarrhea is common with misoprostol and usually occurs about two weeks after you start taking it, and lasts for about a week. Be sure to keep up your intake of fluids and minerals/electrolytes to prevent dehydration. Persistent diarrhea may sometimes lead to a large loss of your body’s water and minerals.

When do periods start after abortion?

A woman will usually have her next period 4–8 weeks after having an abortion. The abortion empties the uterus, so restarts the menstrual cycle. The start date of a woman’s next period will depend on whether she is using birth control and, if so, which type.
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