Abortab Tablet

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Abortab Tablet Information

Abortab Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Abortion. The alternative uses of Abortab Tablet have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Abortab Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Abortab Tablet also has some side effects, the most common being Uterine Cramps, Uterine Bleeding. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Abortab Tablet as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Abortab Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Abortab Tablet is Severe for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Abortab Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Abortab Tablet related warnings section.

Abortab Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Bleeding, Porphyria, Diabetes are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Abortab Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Abortab Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Abortab Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Abortab Tablet Benefits & Uses
  2. Abortab Tablet Dosage & How to Take
  3. Abortab Tablet Side Effects
  4. Abortab Tablet Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Abortab Tablet with Other Drugs
  6. Abortab Tablet Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Abortab Tablet
  8. Abortab Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Abortab Tablet Benefits & Uses

Abortab Tablet is used to treat the following -

  1. Cushing's Syndrome
  2. Abortion Primary

Abortab Tablet Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Abortab Tablet


Abortab Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Abortab Tablet is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Uterine Cramps
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Infection Following Abortion
  5. Uterine Bleeding
  6. Pelvic Pain
  7. Fever Mild
  8. Anaphylactic reaction
  9. Angioedema Severe
  10. Peripheral Edema
  11. Hypertension
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  14. Anemia Moderate

Abortab Tablet Related Warnings

Is the use of Abortab Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Abortab Tablet should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.


Is the use of Abortab Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Abortab Tablet can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.


What is the effect of Abortab Tablet on the Kidneys?

Abortab Tablet may have mild side effects on the kidneys.


What is the effect of Abortab Tablet on the Liver?

Abortab Tablet may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Abortab Tablet on the Heart?

Side effects of Abortab Tablet rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Abortab Tablet with Other Drugs

Abortab Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Abortab Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Abortab Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Bleeding
  2. Anemia
  3. Ectopic Pregnancy
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Porphyria
  6. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Abortab Tablet

Is this Abortab Tablet habit forming or addictive?

Abortab Tablet is not addictive in nature.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Abortab Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.


Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Abortab Tablet only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Abortab Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.


Abortab Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Abortab Tablet

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Abortab Tablet and food will interact.


Interaction between Alcohol and Abortab Tablet

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Abortab Tablet.


Abortab Tablet FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

What is Abortab Tablet?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Abortab Tablet is a brand name of mifepristone, also known as an abortion pill. It belongs to the class of synthetic steroids, which has antiprogesterone and antiglucocorticoid properties. It is used in combination with misoprostol to result in abortion. It is also used in the treatment of Cushing syndrome.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Abortab Tablet without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

Abortab Tablet is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to take this medicine if you actually don't require it.

Question about 2 years ago

Is Abortab Tablet safe to use?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Abortab Tablet is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects such as diarrhea, pelvic pain, weakness, and fever may occur. 

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Abortab Tablet on my own or without doctors advice?

ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Discontinuation of Abortab Tablet on your own can cause unwanted side effects and withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to once check with your doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question over 1 year ago

How long should take Abortab Tablet?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Take Abortab Tablet as directed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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