This publication contains answers to a range of frequently asked questions on medical abortion services, based on the discussions at an international conference held in Bellagio, Italy in November 2004. By focusing on practical issues, the answers should be particularly helpful to health-care personnel who are considering establishing, or already providing, a service for medical abortion in the early first trimester.The recommended regimen for medical abortion is 200 mg of mifepristone given orally, followed 36a48 hours later by a prostaglandin ... Misoprostol can also be given orally at a dose of 0.4 mg, but owing to the higher failure rate with dose, it is ... In addition, in many parts of the world, cost considerations are important.
|Title||:||Frequently Asked Clinical Questions about Medical Abortion|
|Author||:||World Health Organization|
|Publisher||:||World Health Organization - 2006-01-01|