RU486 - Protects you from feeling sorry
The well known abortion medicine RU-486 not only brings about termination of unwanted pregnancy but it also gives women a sense of empowerment on their life. It turns them away from their distress and brings about betterment in their lives.
RU486 – Know the Mechanism
These pills bring about medical termination by blocking the functioning of progesterone. It is a female hormone which is necessary to sustain the pregnancy. The pill not only brings about softening of endometrium but also makes uterus to contact. As a result, endometrium is shed just like during menstrual period. It causes termination of pregnancy.
RU486 - Mode of administration
RU486 pills are designed to use not beyond first 63 days of pregnancy. 3 pills of 200mg each (Total 600mg) are to be used as a single dosage. The pills can be taken with water or food but not with alcoholic beverages or grapefruit. After 2 to 3 days, 2 misoprostol tablets of 400mcg (2 tablets of 200mcg each) are to be consumed. If possible, the whole procedure should be carried out under the supervision of a medical health professional. Termination of pregnancy can be confirmed after 2-3 weeks of pill intake.
RU486 - Not for breastfeeding women
Along with breastfeeding women, those who are suffering from conditions mentioned below, are not advised to use this medication.
- Heavy alcohol consumption
- Kidney, heart or liver diseases
- Adrenal gland problems
- IUD inserted in the uterus
- Ectopic pregnancy.
RU486 - No one is immune to side effects
Some side effects associated with these pills are listed below. In case of intolerable pain or discomfort, women should visit their medical health provider
- Heavy bleeding accompanied by abdominal pain
- Gastrointestinal troubles like Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
- Pathogen infections
- Swelling of face and larynx
- Fever and chills