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What could be the cause of absence of bleeding post 48 hours of misoprostol consumption ?

my wife took 800mg of misoprostol for induced abortion of 5 weeks pregnancy over a nine hour period (3 hours interval) on Saturday night, and about 48 hours later she has had no bleeding. Is it normal?
Asked On : Fri, 16 Mar 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
One must not take this medication un-supervised, It can be dangerous. It is possible to have no effects even with such high doses.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shanthi.E's  Response

No, it is not normal. Please consult her Gynecologist at the earliest.

Misoprostol alone may not induce abortion in many cases. Anti-progestogens like Mifegest are required most of the times. It is a prescription drug. Please get it prescribed from your gynecologist and it is wise to stay under her guidance to prevent untoward complications.

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