RU 486 – Working Mechanism, How to use ?
RU 486 Abortion Kit works by blocking the progesterone action and breaking the uterus lining, resulting in normal menstrual cycle and regular bleeding. Also, the drug opens the cervix, leading to contractions that help dislodge and expel the embryo.
RU 486 Abortion Kit – Dosage Format
The medication of RU 486 should be taken only up to the first 9 weeks (or 63 days) of pregnancy (from the start of her last menstrual cycle). RU 486 comes under the names: Mifeprex, Mifegyne and Mifepristone.
RU 486 medication is accompanied with Misoprostol in the dosage formats as given below under a proper medical supervision :-
- In the first step, visit a clinic or a medical expert to discuss one’s medical history and take the pregnancy test.
- Next, take the RU 486 tablet orally – 3 pills of 200 mg each with a glass of water.
- After 48 hours of RU 486 consumption, take the 2 prostaglandin (Misoprostol) tablets to complete the abortion process, you can complete this abortion process at home and have complete privacy.
- Post some days or 1-2 weeks, return to the clinic to check for complete abortion (complete termination of pregnancy)
RU 486 – Precautions
RU 486 must not be used with any other contradictory medicines that can create any kind of contradictions, so it is advisable to consult a medical specialist to discuss one’s medical history before using RU 486 for medical abortion.
RU 486 – Side Effects
Medical Abortions carried out with RU 486 are considered to be safe with rare and a very low number of complications. Common after effects post RU 486 medications are: menstrual pain, bleeding and cramping. These are short-termed and go away soon. In case of persistent side-effects, one must immediately seek a doctor’s consultation.