HIV positive women can use medical abortion. HIV positive women may be at higher risk of an infection and therefore should take antibiotics after using abortion pills.

HIV positive women may also be at risk for anemia, especially if they have malaria or are taking certain antiretrovirals (ARVs). Iron pills can be used to reduce the anemia. Any woman who develops heavy bleeding following medical abortion should immediately seek medical care. Please see signs of complication 1,24