Abortion Tablets

The Abortion Pill is a 1997 documentary that examines the pros and cons of that can end pregnancy without surgery. The film was produced and directed by Marion Lipschutz and Rose Rosenblatt of Incite Pictures.


The Abortion pills, is a medication typically used in combination with Termination to bring about an abortion during pregnancy. This combination is 97% effective during the first 63 days of pregnancy. It is also effective in the second trimester of pregnancy. Effectiveness should be verified two weeks after use.  It is taken by mouth.

Common side effects include abdominal pain, feeling tired and vaginal bleeding. Serious side effects may include heavy vaginal bleeding, bacterial infection, and a malformed baby if the pregnancy does not end. If used, appropriate follow up care needs to be available. The Pill is an Ant progestogen. It works by blocking the effects of progesterone, making the cervix easier to open and promoting contraction of the uterus when exposed to Termination Pills.

Abortion pills was developed in 1980 and came into use in France in 1987. It became available in the United States in 2000. It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system. The Safe Medical Abortion pill was approved by Health Canada in 2015 and became available in Canada in January 2017. Cost and availability limits access in many parts of the developing world. In the United States it generally costs more than $US 200 for a course of treatment as of 2018, though this may range from $US 110 to $US 360.