What are the side effects of Medical Abortion?
Vaginal bleeding and cramping are expected effects of Medical Abortion. Other common side effects are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Some women also experience headaches, dizziness, and fever or chills. Using pain relievers and anti-nausea medication can reduce some of these effects. What will the bleeding be like, and how long will it last? The amount and duration of bleeding after Medical Abortion are different for each woman and depends on how far along the pregnancy is. There is usually more bleeding and cramping than during a heavy period, with blood clots (sometimes large) and possibly some gray or tan tissue. Women typically report some amount of bleeding for about 30 days after taking the drugs. What happens after Medical Abortion? Fertility returns quickly- ovulation is likely within the first two or three weeks after the abortion. Your normal menstrual period may resume in about 4-8 weeks after the completion of the abortion. Is Medical Abortion the right choice for all wome