Surgical abortion

Surgical termination of pregnancy

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The condition surgical abortion is also known as surgical termination of pregnancy.

The list also includes links to brands of medicine that may be used to treat surgical abortion, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets, if available.

Related information - surgical abortion


(Consumer publication)
01 Feb 2015 Mifepristone (also known as RU486 or the ‘abortion pill’) and misoprostol are two medicines that can be used as an alternative to surgical termination (abortion) of a pregnancy. They are taken in sequence up to 49 days after your last period.
(Media release)
23 Sep 2013 NPS MedicineWise has published information for women who are considering medical termination of early pregnancy using mifepristone (RU486) and misoprostol