Abortion Pill Complications and Side Effects

Abortion Pill Complications and Side Effects

America did not step blindly into the chemical abortion procedure. A small trial in the United States showed the serious ramifications and side effects of this procedure. Clinical trials were conducted in the U.S. on 2,121 women from September 1994 to September 1995 at 17 abortion facilities. The Population Council and the New England Journal of Medicine reported these findings on abortion pill use :

  • The most frequent side effects of the abortion pill were bleeding and cramping

  • 56 women underwent surgical intervention for excessive bleeding after taking the abortion pill

  • Four women received blood transfusions

  • The average duration of bleeding and spotting was 13 days

  • Gastrointestinal side effects of the abortion pill, such as nausea, diarrhea and vomiting were documented

  • 8 percent of the women did not abort with the abortion pill and were encouraged to have a surgical abortion

  • 5 percent of the women never completed the study

One important question remains. Are there any long-term side effects on women who opt for this medical abortion? For women, it is too soon to know the ultimate ramifications of this chemical cocktail. For the unborn, the long-term effect of the abortion pill is clear; a human life ended... RTL Michigan 

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