What are the side effects of medical abortion?

Medical abortion can cause side effects such as pain, cramping, bleeding, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, hot flashes or fever.

Medical abortion side effects

The medical abortion normally causes side effects such as pain and cramping, as well as bleeding accompanied by the passage of blood clots and tissue. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, and hot flashes or fever may also occur.

Misoprostol side effects

A fever that starts soon after Misoprostol administration and lasts less than 24 hours and is less than 100.4 F is a common side effect. If the fever lasts longer than 24 hours or is higher than 102.2 F, you should seek medical attention.

An allergic reaction to the medication can cause hives (itchy welts or bumps on the skin).