OPCICON ONE-STEP - levonorgestrel tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
for women to reduce chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex (if a contraceptive failed or if you did not use bir th control)
you are taking efavirenz (HIV medication) or rifampin (tuberculosis treatment) or medication for seizures (epilepsy). These medications may reduce the effectiveness of levonorgestrel.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, talc
(levonorgestrel) Tablet, 1.5 mg
One Tablet. One Step.
What You Need to Know
What is Opcicon™ One-Step?
Opcicon™ One-Step 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.
What Opcicon™ One-Step is not.
Opcicon™ One-Step will not work if you are already pregnant and will not affect an existing pregnancy. Opcicon™ One-Stepwill not protect you from HIV infection (the virus that causes AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
When should I use Opcicon™ One-Step?
The sooner you take emergency contraception, the better it works. You should use Opcicon™ One-Step within 72 hours (3 days) after you have had unprotected sex.
Opcicon™ One-Step is a backup or emergency method of birth control you can use when:
When not to use Opcicon™ One-Step.
Opcicon™ One-Step should not be used:
When should I talk to a doctor or pharmacist?
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking efavirenz (HIV medication) or rifampin (tuberculosis treatment) or medication for seizures (epilepsy). These medications may reduce the effectiveness of Opcicon™ One-Step and increase your chance of becoming pregnant. Your doctor may prescribe another form of emergency contraception that may not be affected by these medications.
How does Opcicon™ One-Step work?
Opcicon™ One-Step is one tablet with levonorgestrel, a hormone that has been used in many birth control pills for several decades. Opcicon™ One-Step 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 Opcicon™ One-Step 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).
How can I get the best results from Opcicon™ One-Step?
You have 72 hours (3 days) to try to prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. The sooner you take Opcicon™ One-Step, the better it works.
How effective is Opcicon™ One-Step?
If Opcicon™ One-Step 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.
How will I know Opcicon™ One-Step worked?
You will know Opcicon™ One-Step 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.
Will I experience any side effects?
What if I still have questions about Opcicon™ One-Step?
If you have questions or need more information, call our toll-free number, 1-800-818-4555.
Keep out of reach of children:
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away at 1-800-222-1222.
Do not use if the blister seal is opened.
Store at room temperature 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F).
Active ingredient: levonorgestrel 1.5 mg
Inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, lactose monohydrate
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.
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
Halol-389 350, Gujarat, India.
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Reduces chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex.
Not for regular birth control.
The sooner you take it, the more effective it will be
Take as soon as possible within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex
Will not harm an existing pregnancy
1 Tablet Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg
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