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Medication for terminating pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   I have one question
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   when i found out I was pregnant at 4 weeks i took misoprostol and it did not work....i am now 7 weeks and did and ultersound
User :   and its fine
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it really?
User :   i took 2(200mg)orally and 2(200) vaginally
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did the gynecologist prescribe
Doctor :   or u took it on ur own
User :   no
User :   on my own
User :   i saw three different doctors and they all told me that i am fine
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i am scared
User :   hello??
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Misoprostol has also been reported to cause uterine rupture (tearing) when given after the eighth week of pregnancy, which can result in severe bleeding, hysterectomy, and/or maternal or fetal death
User :   but what about 4 weeks
User :   i had a little blood and that was it
Doctor :   Misoprostol is in the FDA pregnancy category X
User :   ok so what do you suggest?
Doctor :   this means
Doctor :   it is harmful for new born baby
Doctor :   20% of all pregnancies end in early pregnancy failure
Doctor :   surgical evacuation of retained products of conception is often used to manage this failure.
Doctor :   With oral misoprostol, the evacuation rates in early pregnancy varied from about 50% up to 96%

Doctor :   u need to consult gynecologist
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