You can expect to have moderate to heavy vaginal bleeding and cramps that decrease after the pregnancy is expelled.
Patients may experience the following side effects:
It is likely you will experience some side effects after taking the drug but you should be aware of any warning signs that require attention.
You should seek medical help immediately if you have any of these rare symptoms or complications:
Most women will experience some stomach cramps and abdominal pain during a medical abortion because uterine contractions are needed to expel or push out the pregnancy.
Most of the time this pain can be managed at home. You can get painkillers from your local clinic or over the counter from your local pharmacy to help manage your pain. Some options they may suggest include:
Applying a heat pack or hot water bottle to below the stomach may help to ease the pain. As much as possible, you should make sure you are in a relaxed environment with supportive people there to assist you.
If you experience severe or persistent pain, you should go to your medical clinic immediately.