How soon can you take misoprostol after mifepristone?

Vaginal misoprostol, 800 µg, can be used between 1 and 3 days after mifepristone, 200 mg, for abortion at up to 56 days’ gestation, increasing the flexibility of the regimen.

How do you use mifepristone combined with misoprostol?

200mg of mifepristone (one tablet) is taken in a single oral dose, followed 36 to 48 hours later, by the administration of misoprostol 800 micrograms (i.e. 4 vaginal tablets of 0.2mg each) vaginally in a single dose. If the patient vomits shortly after administration of mifepristone, she should inform the doctor.

Can I insert 4 misoprostol at a time?

3. Push the four misoprostol tablets one at a time up into the vagina as far as you can using your finger. 4. Your health care provider may recommend that you lie down for about 30 minutes after you insert the misoprostol.

How many misoprostol can I take for 2 weeks pregnancy?

The recommended dose of misoprostol is 800 mcgs (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. 3.

How long should I lay down after taking misoprostol?

In 6 to 72 hours, place 4 misoprostol tablets in your vagina. Lie down for 30 minutes after placing the tablets to keep them from falling out.

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.

How many pills of mifepristone can I take?

You will need 12 pills of Misoprostol. If it is difficult to obtain 12 pills, you can choose to proceed with only 8 pills of Misoprostol, but the effectiveness will be reduced, and you should get in touch with our counselors. If you are between 10-13 weeks pregnant, it is strongly recommended to use 12 pills of Misoprostol.

Does Cytotec and misoprostol have the same effect?

The use of Cytotec (misoprostol) for the management of postpartum hemorrhage has been associated with reports of high fevers (greater than 40 degrees Celsius or 104 degrees Fahrenheit), accompanied by autonomic and central nervous system effects, such as tachycardia, disorientation, agitation, and convulsions.

What are the contraindications to the use of misoprostol?

inflammatory bowel disease ( IBD ),irritable bowel syndrome ( IBS ),or other intestinal problems;

  • heart disease; or
  • if you are dehydrated.
  • What to avoid while taking misoprostol?

    While taking misoprostol you should avoid using antacids that contain magnesium as they can aggravate side effects like diarrhea. You should also avoid using alcohol or cigarettes. Smoking and drinking has been linked to increased bleeding in the stomach while taking misoprostol. Women taking misoprostol for prevention and treatment of ulcers