Medical Abortion

Women are facing the trouble of unintended pregnancy due to unprotected intercourse, forced sexual mating, rape, and improper use of Intrauterine devices (IUD's), failure of birth control pills or contraceptive pills.

Abortion is recognized as "annihilation or termination of unwanted pregnancy". It is a medical process of terminating an unwanted pregnancy. After listening the word of abortion, the first question begin in the mind of everyone that, why a female choose abortion?

Why a female choose abortion?

• Not ready to become a mother
• Pregnancy happen after rape or incest
• She is adolescent to have a baby
• Any health hazards to mother or fetus
• She is not able to take the responsibilities of baby

Normally, medical abortion is considered as a safe and inexpensive method for abortion. In this process basically, generic Mifepristone and Misoprostol are very famous and widely employed by the females for abortion. The blend of these two active pills is sold under MTP kit.

• Generic Mifepristone is singly comes under various brands like Korlym, RU486 and Mifeprex.
• Generic Misoprostol sold under the brand of Cytotec.

MTP kit is a female's friendly medical protector for those females, who don't want to prolong their pregnancy.

How MTP kit works in abortion-

Nowadays, there are various methods available in the market to overcome the tensions of accidental pregnancy, but among all these methods, MTP kit is the best and effective for abortion. It gives pain free, safe, trustworthy and confidential abortion.

A female can perform abortion in a private manner at their residence without going hospital. MTP kit is mainly designed for early unwanted pregnancy, i.e. less than 9 weeks (63days) of gestation. It is manufactured by reputed Cipla pharmaceuticals. MTP kit gain lots of appreciation and thanks to many females due to its reliable and effectiveness.

Both of active ingredients work in a different manner to terminate unintended pregnancy-

Role of Mifepristone-

Mifepristone works as Anti-Progesterone, which inhibits the actions of progesterone hormone. This hormone plays an essential role in the prolongation of pregnancy in females.
Mifepristone hinders the supply of oxygen and nutrition, without proper nutrition fetus can't stay alive and it productively terminates pregnancy.

Role of Misoprostol-

Misoprostol works as synthetic Prostaglandin analogues, which makes contraction of the uterine wall and eradicate dead fetus, placenta and embryo from the womb along with blood or blood clots.

Medical abortion has many benefits over other type of abortion like-

• Safe
• Non invasive
• Low cost
• Pain free abortion
• Confidential abortion
• Free from the risk of contamination

Prescribing doses of MTP kit-

In a one set of MTP kit, total 5 tablets are present-

1 tablet of Mifepristone (200 mg)
4 tablets of Misoprostol (200 mcg)

• On Day 1- A female should get one tablet of Mifepristone (200mg) via the oral route with an empty stomach. Engulf the whole tablet with a full glass of water.
• On Day 3- A female should consume 4 tablets of Misoprostol (200mcg) via the oral or vaginal route.
• Keep in mind- In case of vaginal administration of Misoprostol, use 2 to 3 drops of saline water avoid the infection.
• On Day 14- Visit your nearby health centre to get the evidence of complete abortion by ultrasound or sonography.

What happen after abortion?

Various undesirable effects occurs after abortion like breast soreness, vomiting, stomach pain, tiredness, sleepiness, fever, bleeding from vagina, pain in the pelvic region, emotional changes and inflammation of the vagina.

MTP kit is not taken in case of-

• Ectopic pregnancy (fetus outside the womb)
• Pregnancy more than 9 weeks (63 days)
• Blood disorder like anemia and leukemia
• Ovarian, endometrial and bleeding disorders
• Girls under 17 years of age

Extra care is compulsory after abortion-

• It is strictly advised to female that, she should take complete bed rest after abortion and don't uplifts of heavy objects.
• Always eat healthy, iron containing diet, vitamin and protein containing diet to recover your weakness and recover the anemia.
• Do not insert patches, coupons and tampons into your vagina as it may induce the risk of vaginal infection.
• Sexual intercourse is strictly avoided after abortion.

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