APR Process

APR Information

What if I took the first pill and regret it?

There is still hope. Some women decide they want to continue their pregnancy after taking the first pill. The process of the abortion pill can be reversed if action is taken immediately after the first medication. Contact the Abortion Pill Reversal Network to learn more about abortion pill reversal or call us to learn what your options are in the case of a failed abortion.

Many women who have taken the abortion pill experience regret. If this describes your situation, you are not alone, and there is help for you. Call 877-558-0333, a 24/7 hotline, to speak with a medical professional who can help. Learn more at abortionpillreversal.com.

The Abortion Pill Rescue (APR) process and treatment:

An ultrasound will be done as soon as possible to confirm heart rate, placement, and dating of the pregnancy. The doctor or another medical provider will prescribe progesterone, given as a pill to be taken orally or vaginally or possibly by intramuscular injection. The treatment will usually continue through the first trimester of pregnancy.

Progesterone is the natural hormone in a woman’s body that is necessary to nurture and sustain a pregnancy. By giving extra progesterone, the goal is to outnumber and out-compete the mifepristone in order to reverse the effects of the abortion pill. Mifepristone blocks progesterone’s actions by binding to progesterone receptors in the uterus and the placenta.

Initial studies of APR have shown it has a 64-68% success rate.

Progesterone, used in the reversal process, has been safely used in pregnancy for over 50 years.

Without the Abortion Pill Rescue treatment, mifepristone may fail to abort the pregnancy on its own. In other words, your pregnancy may continue even without the Abortion Pill Rescue if you decide not to take misoprostol, the second abortion drug likely prescribed or provided to you. Abortion Pill Rescue has been shown to increase the chances of allowing the pregnancy to continue. However, the outcome of your particular reversal attempt cannot be guaranteed.

Chester County Women's Services does not provide treatment for the Abortion Rescue Pill, but we are here to help you navigate your options. Call us today at 610-383-0930 to discuss your situation or call the 24-hour Abortion Pill Reversal Hotline directly at  877-558-0333, to speak with a medical professional who can help. Learn more at abortionpillreversal.com.

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