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Our Clinic offers peer counseling and accurate information about all pregnancy options.
Our center does not offer abortion services or abortion referrals
The Abortion Pill Mifepristone, Mifeprex, RU-486, Misoprostol, Cytotec •The FDA approves for use in women up to the 49th day after their last menstrual period. •Procedure usually requires 3 office visits if administered properly according to manufacturer's instructions •Abortion pill will not work in case of ectopic pregnancy (outside the uterus- usually in the fallopian tubes) On the first visit pills are given to cause death of the embryo. Two days later, if the abortion has not occurred, a second drug causes cramps to expel the embryo. The final visit- two weeks later is to determine if the abortion is complete. However 1-4% of women still need a surgical abortion to terminate the pregnancy.