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the abortion pill (medication abortion).
The Abortion Pill at a Glance
- Take medicines to end an early pregnancy
- Safe and effective
- Available from many Planned Parenthood health centers
- Costs about $350–$650
A woman has many decisions to make when considering abortion. If you decide to end a pregnancy, your health care provider may talk with you about a few different abortion methods. You may be offered the option to have an in-clinic abortion procedure. Or you may be offered the option to have a medication abortion by taking the abortion pill. Medication abortion is the kind of abortion discussed on this page.
Whether you're thinking about having a medication abortion, you're concerned about a woman who may be having one, or you're someone who's just curious about medication abortion, you may have many questions. For answers to some commonly asked questions, return to the main medication abortion page or see our health center locator to find the nearest Planned Parenthood health center that offers abortion services.