This means you must keep each tablet between the cheek and gum for 30 minutes before swallowing any remaining fragments with water. Not taking misoprostol in this manner could lead to a higher chance of failure for pregnancies beyond 7 weeks.
After taking misoprostol, you are advised to rest at home for at least 3 hours. Most women are able to return to their normal daily activities within 2 to 3 days of having a medical termination. It’s essential that you attend the follow-up visits scheduled with your doctor
Continuing with a pregnancy after a failed medical termination is not advised. Always seek medical advice if you have any concerns that the medical termination has not been successful. Follow-up surgical termination may be necessary.