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Abortion by oral abortion pill during first trimester - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Can I have a medical abortion while taking accutane?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I am refering to Mifeprex
Doctor :   accutane is isotretonin
User :   yes and I'd like to know if it is safe to have an abortion that is done by orally taking medicine such as mifeprex to end an abortion
Doctor :   and mifeprex is a medical abortion pill
User :   yes
User :   is it safe?
Doctor :   yes is is absolutely safe to have an abortion from oral agents under the supervision of a gynecologist within the first trimester
User :   ok thank you I was not sure id the two medicine would cause any problems
User :   should I stop accutane while taking the abortion pill?
Doctor :   accutane causes defects in the growing baby
Doctor :   if you wish to continue pregnancy than only to stop the accutane
Doctor :   for abortion u need not
User :   I am not wanting to continue I am just afraid the two drugs will harm me if I take them together
Doctor :   no
User :   Ok Thank you so I should just take my accutane as normal on the day of taking the abortion pill?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u can
User :   Ok thank you
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
Doctor :   bye for now
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