Pregnot Kit is a synthetic steroid used to terminate women’s early pregnancy. This tablet is used for ending pregnancy which is less than 10 weeks old. It contains mifepristone and misoprostol. Mifepristone blocks the sex hormone needed to maintain the pregnancy. Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin E1. It causes the cervix to soften and the uterus to contract. It works by blocking the action of progesterone, an essential hormone for the growth of the pregnancy.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had an ectopic pregnancy, or you are breastfeeding or using an intrauterine device. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. You must avoid strenuous activity like heavy exercise, running, and driving while abortion as it can affect the bleeding. Your doctor may perform an ultrasound or pelvic examination to check for abortion completion.
USES OF PREGNOT TABLET
BENEFITS OF PREGNOT TABLET
In Medical abortion
Mifepristone is a steroidal antiprogestogen, it may be used together with misoprostol for an early pregnancy loss. This medication is commonly used in combination with misoprostol for an abortion during pregnancy. This combination is 97% effective during the first 63 days of pregnancy. It is usually taken by mouth.
Misoprostol is a medication used to cause an abortion and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus. For causing an abortion it is used by itself and with mifepristone. Its effectiveness for abortion is between 66% to 90%.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PREGNOT TABLET
- Uterine cramps
- Infection following abortion
- Uterine bleeding