February 2023

Medication abortion with misoprostol-only: A sample protocol

Raymond EG, Mark A, Grossman D, Beasley A, Brandi K, Castle J, Creinin MD, Gerdts C, Gil L, Grant M, Lockley A, Perritt J, Shochet T, Truan D, Upadhyay UD. Contraception. Feb 2023. DOI: 10.1016/j.contraception.2023.109998

The availability of mifepristone for medication abortion in the United States is under increasing threat. Abortion regimens that do not include mifepristone are therefore of urgent interest. In this commentary, we present a brief summary of data on misoprostol-only abortion and a sample protocol for clinicians who wish to offer it.