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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the abortion pill?

The “abortion pill” is actually 5 pills, taken one or two days apart.
  • Also known as "medication abortion," the abortion pill is a combination of two medications: Mifepristone and Misoprostol.
  • These medications stop a pregnancy from growing and cause cramping and bleeding to empty the uterus, similar to having a miscarriage.

How commonly is it used?

It’s been used by millions around the world for the past 30 years.

Is it safe?

It’s extremely safe and effective for pregnancies of less than 11 weeks.
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Disclaimer:

Plan C is an information resource.

We do not give medical or legal advice or sell abortion pills.  This website is an educational resource for learning about how people in the US are accessing abortion pills and safely managing their own abortions. Plan C provides research-based information but does not endorse any of the services listed in the Guide to Finding Pills.

A note on language: Abortion pills can generally be used by people who have a uterus and can get pregnant, which is predominantly cisgender women. Sometimes you will see the word “women” on this website, but we will also refer to “people who are pregnant.” We aim to be inclusive of all pregnant people, including those who identify as nonbinary, trans, intersex, lesbian and queer.

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