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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the abortion pill?

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The “abortion pill” is actually 5 pills, taken one or two days apart.

How often is it used?

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

Is it safe?

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It’s medically safe and effective for pregnancies of less than 11 weeks.
  • The abortion pill is a combination of two medications: Mifepristone and Misoprostol.
  • These medications stop a pregnancy from growing. They cause cramping and bleeding to empty the uterus. It is similar to having a miscarriage.
  • It is also known as "medication abortion."
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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. Plan C is not affiliated with any of the services listed in our directory. For questions about ordering, paying for, or delivery of abortion pills from these services, please contact the service directly.

A note on language: Abortion pills can be used by people who have a uterus and can get pregnant. This includes cisgender women and people who identify as trans, non-binary, gender-expansive, intersex, Two-Spirit, and more. By using a variety of terms on this website—including “women”and “people who are pregnant”—we aim to be inclusive of all pregnant people who need these services. 

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Prefer to talk to someone?

For medical questions + advice:

The M+A (Miscarriage + Abortion) Hotline

Call or text: (833) 246-2632

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For legal questions + advice:

Repro Legal Helpline

Call or text: (844) 868-2812

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