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    Best Abortion Pills Allowed in India - Types, Side effects, Price

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    Medically Reviewed by Dr. Deepika Tiwari - MS, MBBS on 02 May 2019 - Written by Dr. Sheetal Pandey Tejwani - MS, DNB, Fellowship - Grammatically Approved by Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal - MS, MBBS

    Best abortion pills allowed in India include Mankind's Unwanted Kit, Syn-Bort, Cipla MTP Kit, Abortion Kit, and Mifegest Abortion Pregnancy Kit. Abortion pill price list India indicates that the pills are affordable to buy. Pregnancy abortion kit side effects are nausea, headache, painful bleeding, abdominal cramping, and normal mild fever.

    With the advancement of technology in healthcare and medicine, nowadays it is quite easy to track your reproductive health and medical issues. Right from tracking your ovulation to pregnancy we have all the access to track information regarding our body. Even complicated issues like abortion has also been possible without much difficulty with the help of abortion pills.

    Abortion pills are the safest options to medically terminate early pregnancy of not more than 8 weeks. Moreover, abortion pills give women freedom to privacy along with saving both her time and money, which is required for surgical termination of pregnancy. In India, one may find lots of abortion pills floating in the market. However, not all the pills are safe to use. You need a prescription for purchasing abortion pill.

    Lots of questions might be striking to your mind like when and how to use abortion pills and which are the best brands for abortion pill, do I need prescription or not. Don’t worry, we will address all your queries in this article.

    When to use Abortion pills?

    Abortion pills can be used to terminate the pregnancy if it is less than 8 weeks. Also, a transvaginal ultrasound should be done with doctor’s advice to determine if everything is all right inside before going for abortion. After 8 weeks of pregnancy, one needs surgical abortion, which should be done under proper medical care. (1)

    How to use Abortion Tablets?

    If you are less than 8 weeks pregnant, you can terminate your pregnancy with abortion tablets under your doctor’s guidance.

    • These pills come in two sets of pills i.e. Mifepristone and Misoprostol, which should be taken under proper time sequence and guidance.

    abortion tablets

    Day 1:

    Your doctor will advise you to take the first set of pills, which is Mifepristone or RU486. It blocks the working of the hormones i.e. progesterone during pregnancy. 1 tablet of Mifepristone 200 mg should be taken after meal orally. (2)

    24 to 48 hours after consuming Mifepristone:

    You are recommended to insert 4 tablets of Misoprostol (200 mcg) into your vagina within 24 to 48 hours after the intake of mifepristone. If you take misoprostol before 24 hours or after 48 hours, the medicine will not function properly. Hence, keeping the time in mind is very important.

    The best thing about Misoprostol pills is that they start working immediately after you consume. (3)

    If you do not get bleeding within 3 hours of consuming Misoprostol then you may need to consult your doctor for further course of action.

    Well, you might be wondering are there any side effects of abortion pill? Can it impact future pregnancies? Let’s find out the possibilities in this article further.

    Abortion Pills- Side Effects

    Abortion tablets are normally safe and effective when taken before first 8 weeks of pregnancy. However, women with high blood pressure, diabetes etc. should be very careful and need doctor’s recommendation at any cost before consuming abortion pills. The normal to mild side effects of the abortion pills are. (4)

    normal mild fever

    • Bleeding with clots

    You can experience extreme cramps while aborting. You can lower the impact of cramps by bringing certain changes in your diet. You can also read our article on Period cramps diet chart to know about the food options.

    Most Effective Abortion pills in India

    One really need to be extra careful while choosing the abortion pill as the issue of termination of pregnancy can lead to serious risks if you undermine the risks of side effects. The medicine market is nowadays flooded with a huge variety of medicines including abortion pills. But, there are only a few reliable brands to trust when going for such sensitive issues like abortion. These are commonly known as medicines for abortion. (5)

    In this article, we bring you some of the best abortion tablets, which we have curated with wholesome research based on user point of view. Below is the list of best abortion pills for your convenience. (6)

    1- Syn-Bort

    Manufacturer: Syn Labs

    Combination of medicines: Mifepristone + Misoprostol

    Syn- Bort is one of the effective abortion or medical pills available in India. It is mostly a synthetic steroid compound used as an abortifacient (drug causing abortion). Manufactured and marketed by Syn Labs, this drug is available everywhere in the globe due to its highest abortion success rates seen yet. The best thing about Syn-Bort is that it can be used as an emergency contraceptive as well if used in smaller doses. Know more about Emergency Contraceptive Pills. Normally, Mifepristone is marketed under the brands names such as Mifegyne and Mifeprex.

    • User Ratings- 4.7 out of 5
    • Price- Rs. 525

    2- Unwanted Kit Abortion Pills

    Manufacturer: Mankind Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

    Combination: Mifepristone + Misoprostol

    Manufactured and marketed by Mankind Pharma Pvt. Ltd., Unwanted Kit is one of the most popular abortion pill brands in India. It also comes in the set of two types of pills- Mifepristone and Misoprostol. These pills are best known to be the safest abortion pills in India in terms of the hormonal content present in them. However, a woman may suffer from heavy white discharge issues with this brand of abortion pill as a side effect. (7)

    • User Ratings- 4.5 out of 5
    • Price- Rs. 335

    Unwanted Kit

    3- Cipla Mifepristone and Misoprostol (Cipla MTP kit)

    Manufacturer: Cipla

    Combination: Mifepristone + Misoprostol

    Cipla is one of the easily available abortion pills in India with highest review ratings. It comes as a set of two pills- Mifepristone and Misoprostol, which is very effective for medical termination of pregnancy up to 63 days after fertilization. However, in case of this abortion pills, pregnancy is counted from first day of last menstrual period assuming the cycle consisting of 28 days. (8)

    Cipla abortion pills are mostly safe, however, contact your doctor/medical supervisor if you experience excessive bleeding after consuming Cipla abortion pills.

    • User Ratings- 4.4 out of 5
    • Price- Rs. 499

    4- Abortom kit

    Manufacturer: Neiss Labs Ltd

    Composition: Mifepristone + Misoprostol

    Abortom is a multipurpose pill that is one of the best abortion pills in India. It is a synthetic steroid, which is used as emergency contraceptive pill as well with small dosage. Also, Abortom helps in termination of pregnancy along with induction of labor in serious situations. It contains Mifepristone and Misoprostol as the active ingredients to terminate the pregnancy. 

    • User Ratings- 4.2 out of 5
    • Price- Rs. 420

    5- Mifegest Kit for Medical Abortion

    Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila

    Composition: Mifepristone + Misoprostone

    Mifegest kit is an abortion drug kit for the termination of early pregnancy. The kit contains two sets of tablets- Mifepristone and Misoprostol. It comes in the packet of 1 tablet of Mifepristone and 4 tablets of Misoprostol, which is inserted vaginally after 48 hours of intake of Mifepristone. Zydus- Cadila that is a very reputed organization in pharmaceutical industry manufactures Mifegest kit. (9)

    • User Ratings- 4.0 out of 5
    • Price- Rs. 499

    Price and Ratings of Best Pregnancy Abortion Kits in India (in 2018)

    Abortion Kit Name

    ManufacturerCompositionPrice (Rs.)

    Ratings

    Syn bort

    Syn LabsMifepristone + MisoprostolRs. 5254.7

    Unwanted kit Abortion Pills

    Mankind PharmaMifepristone + MisoprostolRs. 3354.5

    Cipla Mifepristone & Misoprostol (MTP Kit)

    CiplaMifepristone + MisoprostolRs. 4994.4

    Abortom Kit

    Neiss LabsMifepristone + MisoprostolRs. 4204.2

    Mifegest Kit

    Zydus CadilaMifepristone + MisoprostolRs. 4994.0

    Other widely used brands for medical abortion in India include Mifekit, A-Care and Safe Abort Kit. (10)

    Abortion Pills- Frequently Asked Questions

    1- Does it reduce the chances of my future pregnancy?

    It does not reduce the chances of future conception but one must wait for at least for two months to help the body retrieve from the termination of pregnancy.

    2- Can I buy abortion pill without prescription?

    In many countries, abortion pills are available over the counter. However, in most countries it is available only on authorized doctor’s prescription. Check your country’s law, before planning to purchase one.

    3- How long will I bleed after taking Misoprostol?

    The bleeding depends on number of weeks the woman is carrying pregnancy. In most cases, the effect will start within 4 hours and can last up to 12 hours until the abortion is completed.

    4- What happens if I forgot to take second dose on time?

    The method of complete abortion won’t be completed if you missed the second dose.

    5- Is it 100% effective and safe?

    It depends on the pregnancy term. If the pregnancy is of about 8 weeks or less, then it will work about 98 to 100 percent. It is mostly effective in the first 50 days of pregnancy.

    6- Is MTP kit same as abortions pill?

    MTP Kit or Medical Termination of Pregnancy kit is another name for abortion pill. These are the same thing.

    7. What is the cost of abortion by pills in India?

    The cost of abortion by using oral pills varies from Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 4000 in a private hospital. While in the government hospital, the cost ranges from Rs. 500 to Rs. 1,000.

    8. I am 10 weeks pregnant. Can I use abortion pills to stop pregnancy?

    First of all, the process of terminating the pregnancy should be under the supervision of an expert only. The doctor might give you abortion pills to terminate your pregnancy and will keep you under an observation to check if complete fetus remains are expelled successfully. If the doctor gives clearance then you can go ahead. Otherwise, you may require surgical intervention to remove remaining parts of fetus.

    9. Can 1 month of pregnancy be terminated with abortion pills?

    Abortion pills can successfully terminate the pregnancy of 1 month. Visit a doctor as soon as possible you get to know of your unwanted pregnancy.

    10. Is it painful to have abortion?

    Abortion can be painful as you might feel uterine cramps, which can range from mild to severe. Apart from the physical pain, it is emotionally stressful also to deal with an abortion.

    Disclaimer- Abortion pills are very powerful and should not be consumed without proper consultation with a Gynecologist. You always need prescription from doctor to buy abortion pills. It is always better to take precautions to avoid unwanted pregnancy.

    Read our researched article to know about possible ways of birth control and their effectiveness: Types of Birth Control methods.

    Dr. Sheetal Pandey Tejwani

    Written by

    MS, DNB, Fellowship, MBBS
    Laparoscopic Surgeon, Gynecologic Surgeon
    Mumbai
    Dr. Sheetal Pandey Tejwani is an Infertility Specialist, Gynecologic Surgeon and Obstetrician, located in Mumbai and having an experience of almost a decade. Her alma mater is B J MEDICAL COLLEGE in Pune from where she completed her MBBS and MS in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2007 and 2009, respectively. In the following year, she pursued her DNB in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her Post Doctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine from Krishna IVF Vizag and Nadkarni IVF Centre, Surat in 2013. She is the member of 3 different associations i.e. Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction (ISAR), Indian Medical Association (IMA), and Association of Medical Consultants. Her area of expertise includes Tubectomy/Tubal Ligation, Hysterectomy (Abdominal/Vaginal), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), Caesarean Section and In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF). She is a consultant in Veda Fertility And Urology Care, Mira Road and is a visiting consultant in Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road, Mumbai. You can get the contact details of Dr. Sheetal Pandey Tejwani at elawoman.com

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    Sujeet Kumar

    Thanks for your information, it’s very useful for us. You have done a wonderful Job. You touched most of the points on this topic. Your writing is very simple and easy to understand. Keep Going. Well done.

    July 23, 2019, 10:17 p.m. 5.0

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    Sangeeta Rao

    It's a good article and many points are disclosed in a very beautiful manner. I personally don't support abortion but it gets necessary sometimes. Thanks for sharing!

    Oct. 12, 2018, 11:10 a.m. 5.0

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    Kulvinder Kaur

    Thanks for sharing the knowledge. Most of the abortion pills available in India are listed.

    Oct. 11, 2018, 7:01 a.m. 5.0

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    Sandhya Mishra

    One should not take abortion pills as it can hinder with your chances of becoming pregnant in the future. If you really want to avoid pregnancy, then take the preventive measures beforehand.

    Oct. 3, 2018, 12:53 a.m. 4.5

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    Jesicca

    Unwanted Kit Abortion Pills is good to have for abortion, I personally used it and I didn't have any side effects. I am pregnant now with twins after my first abortion.

    Sept. 15, 2018, 4:40 p.m. 4.5

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    Hella Perth

    I lost too much blood during my abortion. It was a horrible scenario. Hope not to see that again.

    Sept. 11, 2018, 1:40 a.m. 5.0

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    Ritika Vij

    Just wondering if abortion pills are really a viable solution to get rid of the baby.

    June 4, 2018, 12:01 p.m. 5.0

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    Billy

    I took my pregnancy test a week ago, Is it safe for me to have abortion pills now??

    April 18, 2018, 3:35 p.m. 5.0

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    Sachinbhai Dayanand Mohite

    I don't know why people follow unsafe sex practices.

    March 21, 2018, 6:12 a.m. 4.5

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