What is medication abortion?
Medication abortion refers to a family of safe and effective methods for terminating an
unwanted pregnancy. Through the use of a drug or combination of drugs
that are administered orally, vaginally, and/or intramuscularly, medication
abortion causes the pregnancy to terminate and the uterus to expel the products of conception.
Medication abortion is also sometimes referred to as medical abortion,
the abortion pill, non-surgical abortion, or non-aspiration abortion.
Worldwide, three methods of medication abortion are currently in practice for early pregnancy