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CAPS Pregnancy Clinics - College Area

CAPS Pregnancy Clinics - College Area
6663 El Cajon Blvd Ste L,
San Diego 92115
United States

The Abortion Pill

If you are seeking abortion pill San Diego or Chula Vista, call us. If you have an unplanned pregnancy which you have confirmed and are considering an abortion CAPS Medical Clinic does not perform or refer for abortions. We can offer education on the types of abortions available including medical abortion procedures and risks, and your legal rights.

Medical abortion occurs with the Abortion Pill (RU-486). Mifepristone and misoprostol induce the abortion. They are drugs. Don't use it if it has been more than 7 weeks since your last period. Some clinics will perform this procedure up to 9 weeks.

Morning After Pill

Please note that it is not the same as the “morning after pill”. In fact, the morning after pill is an emergency contraceptive. Whereas, a pregnant woman uses the abortion pill. Medical abortions depend entirely on doses of medicine for induction. Medical professionals decide whether abortion is needed.
You take the first pill, mifepristone, orally. It blocks the hormone progesterone needed to maintain the pregnancy.

Next, you take the second pill, misoprostol, orally as suggested by the manufacturer. Some clinics instruct you to insert it into the vagina 24 hours later. Now, ensure your hand and vaginal area are clean if they recommend you insert it vaginally. You can avoid causing an infection. Misoprostol causes the uterus to contract and expel the placenta and embryo. The contractions usually start 4 to 8 hours after taking the misoprostol.


Finally, other clinics in San Diego are not free, for example, Planned Parenthood, Family Planning Associates are not free.

Abortion Pill - Side Effects:

Abortion pill side effects can include heavy bleeding, fever, headache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and cramping.

Most medical abortions using mifepristone are completed within in a few days. Occasionally you'll see bleeding lasting 7-10 days after taking the medication. Contact a physician if your bleeding continues past then. Ru-486 or the abortion pill may bring about other adverse effects, so it is important to get in touch with a physician if any of these occurs.

Return to the clinic in two weeks for an ultrasound to check that all the contents of the uterus are expelled. A professional might require surgical abortion if this fails. The abortion pill is reversible and CAPS Medical Clinic can help reverse it. However, you must make the decision to reverse it within hours of taking the abortion pill. Note, success within 72 hours is possible.

Furthermore, if you are unsure about what to do with your pregnancy, do not take the abortion pill spontaneously or on a whim. Call us within 72 hours if you are having second thoughts about the pill.


In conclusion, side effects occur. Most noteworthy you'll see:
Intense cramping of the uterus/pelvic pain
Vaginal bleeding
Fever and infection
Emotional/psychological distress



CAPS Pregnancy Clinics - College Area
6663 El Cajon Blvd Ste L,
San Diego 92115
United States