Abortion drugs selling freely in Malawi

From Face of Malawi Tue Nov 27 2012, 06:57:19

Against anti-abortion laws in the country, some pregnant women wishing to terminate the pregnancy are consuming drugs which they easily access over the counter in some pharmacy stores. However, the drugs have potentially dangerous effects if mishandled, according to medical experts. One of the drugs, Misoprostol (Cytotec), is originally meant to treat gastric ulcers caused [...]

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