Drug Reduces Complications in Surgical Abortions: Study

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Drug Reduces Complications in Surgical Abortions: Study
Mon, 04-23-2012 - 9:03am

According to Health Day News:

"The drug misoprostol reduced major complications from early surgical abortion by nearly one-third, according to a new study.

Doctors often use misoprostol for cervical preparation prior to surgical abortion (vacuum aspiration). Until now, however, there were no studies large enough to determine whether the drug reduces the risk of serious complications, either immediate or delayed, according to background information in the study published in the March 8 online edition of The Lancet." Read more

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