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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

Study of efficacy of misoprostol in reduced dose via vaginal route in first trimester abortion

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Author Details: Alpana Bansal, Meena Saxena, Mukesh Bansal

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2394-2754

Print ISSN : 2394-2746

Article First Page : 392

Article End Page : 394



Objective: The present study is prospective study of Misoprostol in reduced dose via vaginal route to minimise side effect in first trimester abortion.
Materials and Method: 200 mg of mifepristone given orally followed by 400 mg misoprostol intra virginally after 24 hours, and after 24 hrs of vaginal misoprostol 400 mg of misoprostol was given orally.
Result: The 140 women were analyzed, 134 of these women had complete abortion after completion of the treatment regimen, and success rate of 95.7% was achieved.
Conclusion: Use of400 mg misoprostol vaginally after 24 hours of oral mifepristone, have less side effect and effective result for medical abortion in first trimester abortion.

Keywords: Misoprostole, Mifepristone, 1st trimester abortion,