Levonorgestrel 0.75mg Tablets
It is used to reduce the chances of becoming pregnant after
unprotected sexual intercourse. It contains the active ingredient
levonorgestrel , which is a synthetic derivative of the naturally
occurring female sex hormone , progesterone.
Dosage & Administration
It is used for Emergency contraception within 72 hours of
It is administred by oral.
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual
prople in different ways.
The following are some of the side effects that are known to be
associated with this medicine.
Because a side effect is stated here , it does not mean that all
people using this medicine will
experience that or any side effect.
Nausea and vomiting
Menstrual spotting between periods
Early or delayed onset of next menstrual period
The side effects listed above may not include all of the side
effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.
Use with caution in Crohn's disease.
Not to be used in
> Pregnancy ;
> Women who have had unprotected intercourse more than 72 hours
Previously , or whose menstrual period is overdue.
This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to one or any
of its ingredient.
Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously
experienced such an allergy.
If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction , stop using
this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Warning & Precaution
New instructions for taking the morning after pill are to take the
two tablets of this medicine together as soon as possible ,
preferably within 12 hours and no later than 72 hours after
unprotected sex (see above). If you are sick within three hours of
taking the two tablets , another two tablets should be take
You should consult your doctor , pharmacist or family planning
clinic for advice and to obtain another two tablets.
The use of emergency contraception does not protect against
sexually transmitted infections.
The preparation of levonorgestrel that is availlable to buy from
pharmacies ( Levonelle) can not be sold to girls under 16 years of
age except in exceptional circumstances. Girls under 16 who need
emergency contraception are advised to consult a doctor , family
planning clinic or casualty department.
If your next menstrual period after taking this medicine is more
tahn 5 days late , or is abnormal in any way , you should consult
your doctor for a pregnancy test.
The morning after pill does not provide continued contraceptive
cover. You should use a barrier method of contraception such as a
condom , even if you are taking the pill , until your next period
This medicine will not always prevent a pregnancy . If you do
become pregnant after taking this medicine there is a possibility
that the pregnancy will be ectopic ( ie occuring in the fallopian
tubes rather than the womb).
This medicine is not recommended for women with severely decreased
Your doctor or pharmacist will probably ask about your last period
and when you last had sex in order to make sure this medicine is
suitable for you. This medicine can be used at any point during
your menstrual cycle , apart from if your period is late. If your
period is late , or your last period was more than five days late
or unusually light or heavy , you should tell your doctor or
pharmacist , as you may already be pregnant and this medicine will
This medicine should only be used as an emergency measure. It is
not recommended for repeated use , as it is possible that it can
disrupt your menstrual cycle
The effectiveness of this medicine may be reduced if the following
medicines are also being taken:
- Rifamycins such as rifabutin and rifampicin
- Antiepileptic medicines such as carbamazepine , phenytoin ,
phenobarbital and primidone
- The herbal remedy St Jonn's wort.
This medicine may increase the blood levels of ciclosporin.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of these
medicines before taking the morning- after pill.
Store in a cool , dry place. Protect from light.
0.75mg per tablet , 10T tablets per box.
Shelf-life 4 years.
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