What are the contents of the Mifeprex?
This Mifeprex tablet contains 200mg of mifepristone, which is a synthetic steroid with antiprogestational effect. The tablets of this abortion pill are light yellow in color, shaped cylindrical and biconvex. This pill is intended to be taken orally. The inactive ingredients present in this pill are colloidal silica anhydrous, corn starch, povidone, microcrystalline cellulose, and magnesium stearate.
What are the different times when Mifeprex should not be used?
Mifeprex should not be used if the pregnancy is ectopic. Ectopic pregnancy is a situation when the embryo doesn’t implant in the uterus rather it gets implanted in the fallopian tube hence it is also termed as tubal pregnancy.
You should talk to your doctor regarding any allergies that you possess so that the doctor can track whether you will react to any of the inactive ingredients present in the drug. You should also inform if you have an allergy to mifepristone. If you are using it at home then you can also ask the pharmacist or your online Doctor regarding the inactive ingredients present in this pill or whether you will react to these or not.
There are few health conditions when you should not use this Mifeprex pill.
You should not use this pill if you are suffering from any problem of heart or liver if you are suffering from undiagnosed adnexal mass, or have a certain adrenal gland problem. You should not be suffering from high blood pressure or are taking any medication to control pressure like amlodipine (in this case take abortion pills only after consulting the doctor).
You should not take this pill on your own if you are suffering low blood count, or suffering from intense anemia. Your pregnancy period should be in the first trimester or within 10 weeks of pregnancy. You should not smoke more than 10 cigarettes per day.
What are the steps to be taken before taking Mifeprex?
Before you take Mifeprex remove your IUD as the presence of this can cause you intense pain in your pelvis. Keep a water bottle always handy or near your resting area. Drinking a lot of water increase the assimilation of the active ingredient within the blood this increases the abortion process and also alleviates the chances of having cramps. If you buy Mifeprex online you will be given a user guide where you can get the detailed information of the pill taking procedure.
What are the potential side-effects?
If you are taking Mifeprex then you will face vaginal bleeding which is a positive side effect as this proves the surety of abortion. You will also face contractions in your uterus that will lead to stomach cramps. Both these side-effects will be much higher than your normal period days. Along with these side-effects, there are few rare side-effects which have seen to occur in women undergoing abortion such as nausea and vomiting and at times the effect of abortion pills also leads to the problem of diarrhea. Pelvic pain, faintness, asthenia, trouble in breathing have hardly occurred under the clinical test but can be expected if the medication reacts with any of the other medications.
How to tackle these side-effects?
If you have to tackle the abdominal pain which becomes a bit difficult to endure during this time. You can take ibuprofen pills to alleviate the pain but don’t overdose yourself as this will delay the process of abortion. It is advised not to take any other painkiller as this will negatively impact the process of abortion. You can also keep a blood thinner or a blood coagulation so that you can refrain excessive flow of blood from the body. Do not take grapefruit by any means as this will increase the bleeding.
What is the dosing pattern of Mifeprex?
You should take a single pill of Mifeprex with the help of water which should not be crushed or powders or taken in parts, you can take misoprostol pill after one day of taking the Mifeprex pills.
Do not take these pills with alcohol, in fact, you should stay away from alcohol for at least 14 days till you get your abortion done completely.
What should not be done after taking Mifeprex?
You should refrain from any physical activity, sports or exercises till 4 weeks so that your uterus regains its thickness as during abortion the uterus becomes thin due to the shedding of endometrial tissue. You should not use menstrual cups or tampons during the entire time of the abortion. Avoid having intercourse for at least 4 weeks.
How to confirm if Mifeprex is successful?
In case you want to confirm the abortion you should wait for 2 weeks to get the ultrasound done. If you get an ultrasound done before 2 weeks then you may find some parts of endometrial tissue, as well as fetus parts in the uterus as your abortion, may not be completed during this time, similarly if you want to get a urine test done then you should wait 4 weeks or reports of pregnancy will still remain positive as the hormones are still high until the 4th week.
Can more Mifeprex pill be taken?
If you did not have a complete abortion with this abortion pill you can go ahead and take misoprostol pills a prostaglandin that will augment the uterotonic effect of the mifepristone pills and will help in diluting the endometrial tissue.