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Definitions of terminology and background medical information


- What the products of conception look like

- Summary of acceptability studies on mifepristone/misoprostol regimen

- Summary of key misoprostol-only studies

- Methods for determining accurate gestational age

- Why use the term aspiration abortion?

- Why use the term "medication abortion"?

- Definition of early pregnancy

- Defining side effects and complications

- Defining success in medication abortion

- Complete vs. incomplete medication abortion

- Is misoprostol a teratogen?

- Countries where mifepristone has been approved for early pregnancy termination

- Misoprostol use in Latin America: the experience of Brazil



If you have questions about medication abortion, please visit our frequently asked questions section.


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