Medication abortion is simple and safe procedure for termination of pregnancy.
Aims and objectives: This study was carried out in Mahaveer Hospital to study safety and efficacy of medication abortion in 70 patients who opted for this option.
Materials and methods: The sociodemographic information and obstetric history was collected from the participants. The predesigned questionnaire for collecting data on side effects and complication if any was used. Follow up was planned at 7th and 14th day of drug administration
Results: Majority of women were in age group of 26-30 yrs (45%). 32(45%) Patients Had 4-5 Weeks Pregnancy and 28(40%) Patients Had 5-6 Weeks Pregnancy. Most Of Subjects Were Graduates 40 (57.1%). Most of patients had either one child 34 (50%) or 2 children (35.7%). Incidence of side effects like nausea and vomiting was 50% (34 patients), 7(10%) had severe pain, 5(7.1%) had excessive bleeding, 7(10%) had fever/chills. Majority of complete abortion 65 (92.8%) only 5 (7.1%) had incomplete abortion for which surgical evacuation was carried out.