Methotrexate is given orally or by injection during your initial doctor visit, then Misoprostol tablets are given orally or inserted vaginally during a second office visit five to seven days later.
Mifepristone is given orally, followed by Misoprostol tablets given orally or inserted vaginally during the second office visit 36 to 48 hours later.
Misoprostol is commonly used when trying, usually unsuccessfully, to induce abortion in Brazil and in other countries in South and Central America.
Within a few hours or up to a few days after Misoprostol is given, you'll experience contractions and expel the fetus.
A woman is given pain medication and Misoprostol, then asked to lie on her back with her feet in stirrups.
Mifepristone and Misoprostol, also known as RU-486, can be used up to nine weeks gestation.
Methotrexate & Misoprostol (MTX) can be used during the first seven weeks.
Intrauterine exposure to the drug misoprostol has been linked with clubfoot.