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Condition: Abortion
11/21/2013 4:43:00 PM

Reviewer: Seattle, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had an 11 week ultrasound done only to discover my baby stopped growing at 8 weeks. It decided misoprostol might be the best route for me to avoid risk of scarring from a D&C. I took it on a Monday evening and woke up around 1am with severe contractions but nothing came out until 5am. The changes going on in my body made me vomit, dizzy, and weak. I continued to be in this condition for 3 da ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Abortion
11/8/2013 9:37:33 AM

Reviewer: s, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Abortion
10/25/2013 10:15:42 PM

Reviewer: groot14, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This was my second time taking this medication after another missed miscarriage. Took at 8 pm and glad I wore a pad that was longer but still thin and for heavy flow. At 6 am I awoke to cramping but not as bad as when I took it 4 years ago. The minute I stood up out of bed I ran to expel contents and felt gush of blood and tissue/pieces coming out. Going on a week now after taking and still bleedi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Abortion
4/30/2013 11:46:22 AM

Reviewer: SC, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a blighted ovum and was prescribed misoprostol instead of the D&C. The doctors, midwives, and nurses told me that there would be more bleeding than normal periods, and heavy cramping. So I was also given a pain killer. What the doctors didnt say is that because bleeding can sometimes occur very heavily with sudden passage of placenta/sacs and other tissues, it can lead to very sudden dec ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Abortion
2/27/2013 11:05:28 AM

Reviewer: demichtrev, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed this because my ob/gyn felt that I wasnt far along enough to have a d & c. I had a blighten ovum with my first pregnancy and was sad and scared but my dr assured me the meds would be easy on my body. I took it early in the afternoon and bleed and cramped for 9 hours until I passed the tissue. The worst physical and emotional thing I have ever gone thru. It is basically going t ... Show Full Comment

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