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No bleeding after 24 hours of taking methotrexate and misoprostol

i am 22, 5 4 and 48 kg. i have taken 7.5 mg methotrexate, 24 hours followed by 2 pills of misoprostol to abort 3 weeks pregnancy . but so far even after 24 hours bleeding has not started. what should i do
Asked On : Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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are these medicines taken after consulting gynecologist
the medicines have their doses and schedule
it may take few days time for the abortion to take place say 10 to 15days for the procedure to be completed if the right doses have been taken
if you have already consulted gynecologist please consult and get explained about the process and time taken and outcome
it is better to consult gynecologist and follow advice
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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My dear, these are not the standard drugs for Medical Termination of Pregnancyand not even approved by FDA. The dose for Methotrexate is not correct. You may do as your Gynaecologist ordered. Wait for 2-3 days and get an ultrasound done to confirm. Side effects are mostly nausea, vomiting, loose stools.
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
     Why you have taken methotrexate as it is used as anti cancer drug and also for adherent retained product of conception or placenta .It is also used for ectopic pregnancy . never used for abortion.For abortion mifepriston & misoprostol is used.they are not 100% effective ,failure rate is known.
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