Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

During the abortion procedure, you should drink fluids to help prevent your body from losing too much water.


The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For injection dosage form:
    • For causing abortion:
      • Adults and teenagers—Up to 250 milliliters (mL) injected through the abdomen into the uterus after the same amount of fluid is taken out of the bag around the fetus (amniotic sac). The injection may be repeated 48 hours after the first dose if needed.