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Abortion Laws and Policies
Abortion is permitted on request up to 12 weeks. It is permitted in case of fetal impairment or rape. It is also permitted by medical and social indications, which include: the presence of disability I-II group from his wife and/ or her husband; death of the husband during the wife's pregnancy; detention in prison of the woman or her husband; presence of court decision on deprivation or restriction of parental rights; woman’s or husband’s official status as unemployed; woman’s official status as a refugee or forced migrant; divorce during pregnancy; pregnancy as a result of rape; large family (five or more children); presence of a disabled child in the family; material insecurity (income per family member is less than the official living wage); the pregnant woman’s age is below 18 years. There is no gestational limit for abortion on medical indications; and the gestational limit for social indications is 22 weeks.
Abortion seekers are required to go through mandatory counseling prior to abortion.
Abortion providers and any people assisting may be criminalized for an abortion outside of the legal conditions specified in the law.
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About Abortion Pills
An abortion with pills is a safe and effective way to end a pregnancy at home. There are two ways to have an abortion with pills:
- Have an abortion with a pill called Mifepristone and another pill called Misoprostol;
- Have an abortion with the pill Misoprostol only.
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Mifepristone is officially registered by the country’s pharmaceutical authority.
There is currently no data available on whether or not a prescription is needed to get Mifepristone.
Mifepristone can be bought in not specifies
Misoprostol is registered
There is no data available on whether Misoprostol is registered for gynecological indications (such as birth, miscarriage treatment or abortion care etc. ), or if it is registered for other purposes only (such as arthritis or gastric ulcers etc. )..
There is currently no data available on whether or not a prescription is needed to get Misoprostol.
There is no data on regulations around the distribution of Misoprostol available.
These are brand names under which Mifepristone, Misoprostol or Combi Packs (that contain both abortion pills Mifepristone and Misoprostol) are officially distributed and/or commonly found in the country.
Miropristone, 200 mg (Stada Pharmaceuticals)
Cytotec 200 mcg (Pfizer Ltd)
Myrolyut 200 mcg
Medabon: Mifepristone 200 mg tablet and Misoprostol 4 х 200 mcg
There are pills that contain a combination of Misoprostol and the painkiller Diclofenac. While manufactured for a different purpose they can still be used for abortion. Specific instructions need to be followed to avoid overdosing the Diclofenac.
Local Organizations and Resources
No local organizations.
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Other Databases and Sources
These are the sources and databases used to gather the information listed on this country profile.
- 17.12.2022/WHO, Global Abortion Policies Database: https://abortion-policies.srhr.org/country/kyrgyzstan/
- 01.09.2022/Medical Abortion Commodities Database: https://www.medab.org/advanced-search-multiple-results?country=441&commodity=all&brand=all#multiple-search-result
- 01.09.2022/National Medicine Authority: https://www.med.kg/?locale=en
- 01.09.2022/National Medicine Databank: http://18.104.22.168/reestr
- 17.12.2022/Reproductive Rights Map: https://reproductiverights.org/maps/worlds-abortion-laws/?country=KGZ
Abortion law Kyrgyzstan
Abortion is legal during the first 12 weeks of the pregnancy.
Kyrgyzstan clinics and associations
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