What Are Abortion and Miscarriage? Topic Guide

What Are Abortion and Miscarriage? What Are Abortion and Miscarriage?: Abortion is a term that refers to the termination of a pregnancy. This can occur with medical intervention such as medications or surgical procedures or it can occur on its own. A miscarriage is called a spontaneous abortion, and refers to a pregnancy loss before the 20th week of gestation or the expulsion an embryo or fetus weighing 500g or less. Miscarriage at this stage occurs in about 31% of pregnancies

What Are Abortion and Miscarriage? Topic Guide - Visuals

What Are Abortion and Miscarriage? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

mifepristone (Korlym) Mifepristone (Korlym)

This medication guide provides information about the Korlym brand of mifepristone. Mifeprex is another brand of mifepristone that is not cover...learn more »

mifepristone Mifepristone

Mifeprex blocks the actions of a hormone needed to maintain a pregnancy...learn more »

diclofenac and misoprostol Diclofenac And Misoprostol

Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Misoprostol reduces stomach acid and replaces protective substances in the stomach that are redu...learn more »

misoprostol Misoprostol

Misoprostol reduces stomach acid and helps protect the stomach from damage that can be caused by taking a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as...learn more »