MTP Kit for self-induced abortion at home

Availability of abortion pill has changed the equations of abortion. Many women are adopting this new technique to terminate a pregnancy. With the advancement of availability and safety, women prefer these pregnancy termination pills over surgical method. The online MTP kit has played a vital role in this. Here in this blog, we’ll discuss how this abortion kit is helpful in pregnancy termination? And how abortion kit should be used?

How does MTP Kit work in Pregnancy termination?

MTP Kit is an abortion kit that is comprised of two different abortion pills called Mifepristone and Misoprostol. Both these medicines are FDA approved medicine that should be used for early termination of pregnancy. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), both these regimens are an ideal solution to terminate a pregnancy.

Mifepristone 200mg pill used in MTP kit is the primary medicine that should be used to terminate a pregnancy. This medicine has anti-progesterone properties. This medicine will cause the death of the unborn by removing life support from it. It will detach the fetus from the placenta and intrauterine linings. At the time of parturition, this will open the cervix to remove the fetus.

Misoprostol 200mcg pill is the secondary medicine used in MTP kit. This kit has 4 pills of Misoprostol in it. This medicine works by softening the inner linings of the uterus and dilating the cervix. This medicine will remove the dead fetus out of the womb. It will cause bleeding and loss of uterine tissue while removing the fetus out of the body.

How to take these pregnancy termination pills?

As said earlier, when you buy online MTP Kit it comes in a combination of two medicines. First medicine Mifepristone should be taken orally with some water. You can take Mifepristone with or without food. But taking it with light food with avoiding the possibility of nausea. Second medicine should be followed 1-2 days later.

Unlike Mifepristone, Misoprostol can be taken in two ways i.e. either buccally or orally. While taking this medicine buccally keep it inside your mouth for at least 30 minutes. Once they are dissolved swallow them without water. For this, you can use 2 medicines at a time. Another method of administration is vaginal administration. Keep 4 pills of Misoprostol in your vagina and push them inside with a finger. Avoid Micturition for at least half an hour to avoid the possibility of misplacing these pills. This medicine will take approx 30 minutes to start working in your system. Therefore, it is advised to avoid vomiting and urinating at least 30 minutes after taking this pill.

What to expect after taking medicines from MTP Kit?

After taking both the medicines successfully, you will experience cramping and vaginal bleeding within 4-5 hours. Bleeding will be a normal period like bleeding at the beginning and will be heavier when fetus parts are being removed. Along with this one will experience mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever etc. They are temporary side effects, but if they persist for a long consult with your Gynecologist.