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Acceptability and Feasibility of Mifepristone-Misoprostol For Menstrual Regulation in Bangladesh

Using pills instead of vacuum aspiration for menstrual regulation could increase access to services and reduce high levels of related morbidity in Bangladesh. This study investigated the efficacy and acceptability (to both women and providers) of using a mifepristone-misoprostol regimen for menstrual regulation. Findings include high levels of success and patient satisfaction. Providers became more comfortable with the method after gaining experience.

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (June 2013). Vol 39 (2):79-87.

Access the full article at www.guttmacher.org/pubs/journals/3907913.pdf.

  • Topic: Medical Abortion
  • Type: Staff Publication
  • Author: Alam, A., Bracken, H., Johnston, H. B., Raghavan, S., Islam, N., Winikoff, B., Reichenbach, L.
  • Published: June 2013