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Oral vs. sublingual misoprostol (400 mcg) following 200 mg mifepristone

Published
June 30th, 2009
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Medical Abortion
Authors
Winikoff, Beverly, Dabash, Rasha, Akin, A., Dabash, R., Dilbaz, B., Aktun, H., Dursun, P., Kiran, S., Aksan, G., Dogan, B., Winikoff, B.

This study, conducted in four clinical sites in Ankara, Turkey, evaluated the efficacy and acceptability of two misoprostol regimens (400 mcg oral or sublingual) following mifepristone for medical abortion for gestations 56 days' LMP. The results demonstrate the feasibility of integrating medical abortion into health services in Turkey and the potential to increase choices for women.

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