Side Effects and Complications of Abortion Pills

What if I don’t bleed after taking misoprostol?

Seek medical care if you don't bleed or have little bleeding followed by severe pain (particularly in the right shoulder) that is not relieved by ibuprofen. This can be a sign of an ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy that is located outside of the uterus). While this is rare, it can be life threatening. You can also contact our friends at to speak to a trained abortion counselor if you are concerned that the abortion was not successful.


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