LEVONORGESTREL- levonorgestrel tablet
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
Use for women to reduce chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex (if a contraceptive failed or if you did not use birth control)
Allergy alert: Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to levonorgestrel
Sexually transmitted disease (STDs) alert:This product does not protect against HIV/AIDS or other STDs
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, potato starch, talc
Levonorgestrel tablet is emergency contraception that helps prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. It is a backup method of preventing pregnancy and should not be used as regular birth control.
Levonorgestrel tablet will not work if you are already pregnant and will not affect an existing pregnancy. Levonorgestrel tablet will not protect you from HIV infection (the virus that causes AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
The sooner you take emergency contraception, the better it works. You should use levonorgestrel tablet within 72 hours (3 days) after you have had unprotected sex.
Levonorgestrel tablet is a backup or emergency method of birth control you can use when:
Levonorgestrel tablet should not be used:
Levonorgestrel tablet is one tablet with levonorgestrel, a hormone that has been used in many birth control pills for several decades. Levonorgestrel tablet contains a higher dose of levonorgestrel than birth control pills, but works in a similar way to prevent pregnancy. It works mainly by stopping the release of an egg from the ovary. It is possible that levonorgestrel tablet may also work by preventing fertilization of an egg (the uniting of sperm with the egg) or by preventing attachment (implantation) to the uterus (womb).
You have 72 hours (3 days) to try to prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. The sooner you take levonorgestrel tablet, the better it works.
If levonorgestrel tablet is taken as directed, it can significantly decrease the chance that you will get pregnant. About 7 out of every 8 women who would have gotten pregnant will not become pregnant.
You will know levonorgestrel tablet has been effective when you get your next period, which should come at the expected time, or within a week of the expected time. If your period is delayed beyond 1 week, it is possible you may be pregnant. You should get a pregnancy test and follow up with your healthcare professional.
If you have questions or need more information, call 1(888)721-7115.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away at 1-800-222-1222.
Active ingredient: levonorgestrel, USP 1.5 mg
Inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, potato starch, talc.
If you are sexually active, you should see a healthcare provider for routine checkups. Your healthcare provider will talk to you about and, if necessary, test you for sexually transmitted diseases, teach you about effective methods of routine birth control, and answer any other questions you may have.
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Colvale-Bardez, Goa 403513, India
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA
Mahwah, NJ 07430
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