Medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) non-surgical method

Medical termination of pregnancy

There are many ways of dealing with an unwanted pregnancy. Abortion is one of them. The methods for the same are various and the suitability depends on factors such as body type, the gestation of pregnancy, the level of complications etc. Medical termination of pregnancy is one of the safest methods of abortion which is used to end the pregnancy up to 8-10 weeks.

The kit available for the same is called MTP kit which contains safe abortion pills and it is available in many parts of the world.

What does an MTP kit contain?

The MTP kit contains 1 pill of Mifepristone and 4 pills of Misoprostol. MTP kit is available in many regions in the world. You can easily get MTP kit online at a cheaper cost.

How does the Mifepristone work?

The pill is taken orally with a glass of water. You are expected to take the pill at the earliest. There’s no specific time at which the pill must be taken. The Mifepristone is the first pill to be taken in the drug combination. The pill is consumed to stop the growth of the pregnancy. It has anti-progesterone elements which work against the progesterone hormone in the body. The result is stopped pregnancy growth.

How does Misoprostol work?

The four Misoprostol pills can be consumed in two ways. (1) vaginal consumption (2) buccal consumption. If you have bought the pills online, the online pharmacy shall also help you with the administration of Misoprostol. If you have chosen a vaginal method for the consumption, be careful while inserting the pill into the vagina.

The pill is taken to contract uterine lining and causes heavy vaginal bleeding and abdomen cramping. The pill essentially is taken pass pregnancy contents from the body. The size of blood clots/ pregnancy contents depends on the gestation of pregnancy and the body type.

There are some side effects of MTP kit:

One must note that abdomen cramping and heavy vaginal bleeding are not the side effects of pregnancy termination. These two are symptoms of a pregnancy termination which must occur with every woman. Without these, after effects, the termination of pregnancy through MTP kit cannot be called successful. Though the case is rare, you can consult a doctor if you suspect no sign of bleeding.

The side effects of MTP kit are nausea, sickness, stomach upset, headache etc. These side effects of MTP kit are not permanent. You are expected to heal as soon as the pregnancy termination procedure gets completed. Visit your nearest clinic if you experience prolonged MTP kit side effects. You can consider buying painkillers and medicines for diarrhea in advance.

The complete procedure of ending an unwanted pregnancy takes around a week or more. Experts suggest one must confirm the efficacy of abortion pills after 10-14 days with a pregnancy test being performed.