Erratic uptake of medical abortion

A sexual health expert has expressed surprise that more women are not accessing medical abortion six months after mifepristone was listed on the PBS.

About 1000 prescriptions a month are being issued for the combination of mifepristone and misoprostol (MS 2-Step), according to PBS figures, with the majority dispensed in Queensland.  

However, other states saw fewer than 100 prescriptions for MS 2-Step being issued in March/June, PBS