Many women get pregnant unexpectedly due to the unprotected vaginal intercourse. To avoid pregnancy after unprotected vaginal intercourse some women also prefers the birth control pills immediately after doing intercourse. Some women also keep female condoms to avoid the risk of pregnancy. There are various kind of pills for avoiding the pregnancy which are taken orally within seventy two hours after intercourse. Other than pregnancy the woman or man may also suffer from various sexually transmitted diseases.
The pregnancy is the important aspect in any woman’s life but the unwanted pregnancy may put some women in trouble. Some women plan their pregnancy while some of them get pregnant unexpectedly. Planned pregnancy will make the woman happy but the unwanted or unexpected pregnancy will let her down. Unintended pregnancies can be caused from incest, rape, forced or unwanted sex. One should take care of their own to avoid unwanted pregnancy. But not to worry, to get rid of unwanted pregnancy you have one solution called as mtp kit.
Mtp kit is the combination of two medications namely mifepristone and misoprostol. These medications can also be used for terminating the pregnancy alone. But the combination of these two medications will lead to the effective termination. Mtp kit consists of one tablet of mifepristone and four tablets of another medication called as misoprostol.
Among these two medications Mifepristone is called as RU 486. Mtp kit consist one pill of this medication. This medication is taken orally. It is the synthetic steroid and works as anti progesterone. This helps in termination of pregnancy. It is taken orally. It is effective in first and second trimester of pregnancy. Mifepristone causes contractions of uterus.
Every medication has its own side effect on human body. Likewise mifepristone also do have some side effects as follows:
- Heavy vaginal bleeding
- Bacterial infection
- Malformed baby (if pregnancy does not end), etc.
Other than above mentioned side effects the women may also suffer from different side effects as human body differ from person to person. This medication is also used to treat high blood sugar.
Other less common side effects are as follows:
The second medication is taken after the intake of first medication called as misoprostol. This medication is taken either by mouth or can be placed into the vagina. Other than abortion this medication is also used to treat the ulcer, labor induction, etc. It is taken within three days after having mifepristone. This helps to remove the uterus contents and also helps to reduce the infection.
Some common side effects of the misoprostol:
- Stomach cramps
- Menstrual cramps
One must consider the doctor immediately if the woman suffers from any of the side effect mentioned above.
Mtp kit is better way to terminate the pregnancy as this kit is available online so anyone can terminate the unwanted pregnancy even at home.