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Risks of Medication Abortion

Medical Abortion (sometimes known as RU-486, Plan C, Chemical Abortion, or Medication Abortion) is the purposeful ending of a pregnancy inup to 12 weeks gestation by taking a combination of two pills. The first, mifepristone, blocks all nutrients to the pregnancy and therefore causes the death of the fetus. Then, 24-48 hours later, misoprostol is

Frequently Asked Questions – RU486

  Frequently Asked Questions – RU486   After the FDA removed the in-person dispensing requirement of RU486 in December 2021(1), access to medical abortions has become easier for women as they can use a tele-health provider and certified pharmacy rather than an in-person visit with a prescriber.  At Alpha Center, we believe that an informed

Are Plan B and the Abortion Pill the Same Thing?

Q: Is the Abortion Pill the same thing as Plan B? A: The short answer is no, Plan B and Medication Abortions are not the same thing.  Plan B Plan B and RU-486 are made of different medications. Plan B is levonorgestrel 1.5 mg (a synthetic form of the pregnancy hormone progestin) and is used