Morning Pill | Levonorgestrel 1.5mg – 1 Tablet

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Levonorgestrel (Morning Pill) 1.5 mg tablet is a synthetic progestogen used as an emergency contraceptive. It is used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or failure from your usual contraceptive.

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Brand Healing Pharma India Pvt Ltd
Form Of Medicines Tablet
Generic Name Levonorgestrel
Dose 1.5 mg
Packaging Type Strip
Quantity Per Pack 1 Tablet

Levonorgestrel (Morning Pill) 1.5 mg tablet is a synthetic progestogen used as an emergency contraceptive. It is used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or failure from your usual contraceptive.

Drug =Levonorgestrel

Number of Pills Per Order = 1

Strength = 1.5 mg

Manufacturer = Healing Pharma

How To Take

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Levonorgestrel is preferable to be taken within 12 hours and not later than 72 hours (3 days) after you have unprotected sex. Try to make it as soon as possible.

If you vomit within 2 hours after taking this medicine, take another dose.

Take Levonorgestrel exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

Dosage of Levonorgestrel (Morning Pill) 1.5 mg

Adult: Contraception: Monotherapy: 30 or 37.5 mcg/day. Monophasic combined oral contraceptive (COC): 150-250 mcg/day. Triphasic COC: 50-125 mcg/day. Emergency contraception is 1.5 mg within 72 hours of coitus or 750 mcg immediately or within 72 hours of coitus, then a 2nd dose 12 hours later. 

Menopausal HRT: As progestogenic component: 75-250 mcg/day for 10-12 days of a 28-day cycle.

Missed Dose

If you forget to take Levonorgestrel after unprotected sex, let your doctor know.

Do not double a dose under any circumstances.

Overdose of Levonorgestrel (Morning Pill) 1.5 mg

If you think you may have used Levonorgestrel more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.

Contraindications

People with the following medical conditions should not take Levonorgestrel:

  • Pregnancy¬†
  • Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
  • Severe arterial disease
  • Liver adenoma
  • Porphyria
  • After the recent evacuation of hydatidiform mole¬†
  • History of breast cancer¬†
  • Hepatic impairment.

Side Effects

Levonorgestrel may have the following side effects:

  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Nausea¬†
  • Vomiting¬†
  • Headache
  • Dizziness¬†
  • Breast discomfort
  • Gynecomastia¬†
  • Depression
  • Skin disorders¬†
  • Disturbance of appetite¬†
  • Weight changes
  • Fluid retention
  • Edema
  • Changes in libido
  • Cholestatic jaundice
  • Hair loss or hirsutism¬†
  • Benign intracranial hypertension
  • Thrombocytopenic purpura

Potentially Fatal: 

  • Thrombocytopenia¬†
  • Stroke

Warnings

Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of these medicines:

  • Rifampicin
  • Phenytoin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Ritonavir
  • Nevirapine
  • Efavirenz
  • Griseofulvin
  • St. John‚Äôs Wort

Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements, and non-prescription medicines.

This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Levonorgestrel.

How Does Levonorgestrel (Morning Pill) 1.5 mg Work?

Levonorgestrel is a nortestosterone derivative, and an active isomer of norgestrel that exerts its effects as a potent inhibitor of ovulation. It has androgenic activity.

Uses 

Levonorgestrel is used  to treat the following conditions:

  • Contraception
  • Emergency contraception
  • Menopausal symptoms

Special Precautions and Connected Warnings

Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:

  • Sex-steroid dependent cancer
  • Past ectopic pregnancy
  • Malabsorption syndromes
  • Functional ovarian cysts
  • Active liver disease
  • Recurrent cholestatic jaundice
  • History of jaundice in pregnancy¬†
  • Cardiovascular or renal impairment
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Asthma¬†
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine¬†
  • Conditions aggravated by fluid retention¬†
  • Depression and thromboembolism (high doses)¬†
  • Lactation
  • Avoid alcohol

Storage Conditions

  • Oral: Contraception: Store at 20-25¬įC
  • Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
  • Do not use Levonorgestrel that is expired or out of date.

Additional information

Dosage Type

Strength

Packaging Type

Number of Pills Per Order

1

Brand

Healing Pharma