Abortion Pill (Medical Abortion)

The Abortion Pill, sometimes called “medical abortion” is used to end an early pregnancy by administering a series of medications for use up to 7 weeks of gestation at AAnchor Health Center.

FDA Approves the use of the Abortion Pill (Medical Abortion) for up to 7 weeks of gestation. At Aanchor Health Center, like all Illinois Abortion Clinics, we follow these guidelines. We confirm your gestation period via ultrasound to determine whether you would be a good candidate for the Abortion Pill.

The non-surgical abortion pills will block your pregnancy from developing and will help terminate the pregnancy. Our physician will determine if you are in good health and a candidate for the procedure.

We also offer a Surgical Abortion option, learn more.

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Commonly Asked Questions about Mifeprex (Abortion Pill)
• How does Mifeprex work?
• How effective is Mifeprex?
• What are the benefits of Mifeprex?
• What are the side effects of Mifeprex?
• How safe is Mifeprex?

How does Mifeprex work?
Mifeprex blocks a hormone needed for your pregnancy to continue. It stops the growth of pregnancy. When used together with another medicine called Misoprostol, it completes the Medical Abortion Process.
How effective is Mifeprex?
Mifeprex is over 90% effective.

What are the advantages of Mifeprex?
Because Mifeprex comes in pill form and is taken by mouth, you can usually avoid surgery. Also, because it works very early in your pregnancy, Mifeprex allows you to take early action to end your pregnancy. It allows you to do the abortion at home.

What are the side effects of Mifeprex?
Bleeding, cramping and passing orange size clots are all a normal part of the process. The bleeding can be heavier than a normal period and usually lasts from 9-16 days. In some cases, women may have severe bleeding and then would need to contact the clinic immediately or go to the local emergency room. Your provider will instruct you on how to handle any pain, nausea, headache, vomiting, or diarrhea that could also occur.

How safe is Mifeprex?
The FDA, which has tested it for both safety and effectiveness, has approved Mifeprex.