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Medical/Non-Surgical/Chemical or Instrument-Free Abortion - Tamoxifen
Tamoxifen was found to cause spontaneous abortion in laboratory animals which led to several studies on humans which found that in combination with Cytotec (Misoprostol) it caused miscarriage in humans as well. It gives women the opportunity to have a termination performed as early as one week prior to missing their abortion up to 9 weeks from the last menstrual period. Tamoxifen is FDA approved to treat breast cancer and it is also used for breast cancer prevention. Tamoxifen works by competing with the hormone estrogen for attachment to the estrogen receptors on certain tissues. Doing so can lead to stopping the growth of breast cancer tissue.
Taking Tamoxifen alone leads to a 2 to 3% chance of vaginal bleeding and a 1% chance of miscarriage. Misoprostol is the second medication that is generally needed to end the pregnancy.
The combination of Tamoxifen and Misoprostol is 94% effective in causing the termination of the pregnancy. It is nearly 100% effective for patients less than 6 weeks from their last menstrual period. Women who do not want surgery, who want their abortion experience to be more private and have the support of spouse, family member, or friend, find this method to be very comfortable.
Tamoxifen is extremely safe and effective. It has been used in our offices for over 15 years. Allergy to Tamoxifen is a contraindication to use. Please look under general contraindications to having the medical abortion procedure performed.
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