It is not easy for a woman to choose abortion as an option, but she chooses it for her due to any reason as if she prioritizes her career more than this unwanted pregnancy or she is not having any emotional or mental support or her man is not ready to be a father. Thus, she does not want to be a single mother and this reason makes her choose abortion.


Abortion is not easy, firstly this decision is tough then its procedure makes a woman more fearful. The surgical procedure is a horrible experience that did not go easily from a woman's mind. Surgical abortion causes damage to the cervix and vagina due to the use of pointed tools.

It has been important to remove the fear of abortion from a woman's mind and in making; her abortion decision easier, abortion pills is a great advancement.


Let us read what are abortion pills and how can they make abortion easy:

Abortion pills are a medically way of getting rid of pregnancy of 7 to 9 weeks. A woman opting medical abortion does not need to go to the hospital repeatedly, as she can induce her abortion at home. In this method, abortion is done by using pills, so there is no use of any surgical instrument in it. If you are thinking that it is expensive than you are wrong, as it is economic to the rates compared to the surgical procedure. Abortion pills contain tablets of Mifepristone and Misoprostol.


Read the trusted brands available in the market of abortion pills:

  • RU-486, Mifegyne, Mifeprex, Korlym are the brand name given to generic Mifepristone.
  • MTP kit is the brand name given to combining pack of Mifepristone & Misoprostol.
  • Cytotec is the brand of generic Misoprostol.

Mifepristone is responsible for blocking the activity of progesterone hormone so that supply of essential requirements gets stops to the growing fetus.  It causes fetal death by breaking uterine lining of the uterus. It also produces contraction the uterus if taken in high dose so that dead fetus gets out from the mother's body in the form of blood and blood clots.


Misoprostol also has a property of producing continuous powerful contraction so that the dead fetus easily comes out in the form of bleeding and clotting from the vagina.


 The right method of administrating Abortion pills in the body:

  • If you are opting one of any brand of Mifepristone then you need to consume one pill of Mifepristone (each of 200 mg), by means of mouth with a large amount of water. Passing two days, you need to go in hospital for confirming abortion. If abortion fails, then you need to take two pills of Misoprostol (each of 200 mcg) via vaginally or orally. Later 2 days, go to the hospital for ultrasonography for final verification of abortion.
  • If you are opting any brand of Generic Misoprostol then you need to take four tablets at a single time by means of orally or vaginally at a gap of 5 hours in total 12 tablets of Misoprostol (each of 200 mcg). After 2 days, you need to go to the hospital for final verification of abortion by medical tests.
  • If you are thinking to take MTP Kit, then you need to take one tablet of Mifepristone (200 mg by means of the oral route with a large amount of water. After passing of two days, you need to administer four tablets of Misoprostol (200mcg) in a single dose by orally or vaginally.  Lastly, completing 14 days, make a visit to the hospital for finally verify abortion.

There are some noxious effects noticed after taking MTP Kit like back pain, mood swings, queasiness, vaginal uneasiness, stomach pain, nausea, heavy vaginal blood loss, headache, and cramps.

Important information about safety:

  • Abortion pills are restricted to take during ectopic pregnancy or pregnancy exceed than the duration of 9 weeks.
  • Abortion pills are restricted to take in case of allergy to any of its compounds as it may cause severe side effects.
  • Alcohol needs to be avoided to take while doing an abortion with Abortion pills as it may cause serious side effects.