Levonelleand/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Levonorgestrel
What is a generic medication?
Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
No brand name is available for Levonelle 1.5mg.
No brand name is available for Levonelle 1.5mg.
- Marketed as I-Pill in India
- Manufactured by Cipla
- Product of India • Shipped from India
- Prescription Required
Levonelle Drug Information
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Levonorgestrel Drug Information
Levonorgestrel is used by women to prevent pregnancy after birth control failure (such as a broken condom) or unprotected sex. Levonelle is an emergency contraceptive and should not be used as a regular form of birth control. It is a progestin hormone that works mainly by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation) during your menstrual cycle. It also makes vaginal fluid thicker to help prevent sperm from reaching an egg (fertilization) and changes the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent attachment of a fertilized egg. Using Levonelle will not stop an existing pregnancy or protect you or your partner against sexually transmitted diseases (such as HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia). Levonelle may not work well in women over a certain weight (for example, greater than 164 pounds or 74 kilograms), or if you have used certain other medications within the past month. This effect can result in pregnancy. Talk to your doctor for more details and to see if Levonelle is right for you (see also Drug Interactions section). Check the ingredients on the label even if you have used the product before. The manufacturer may have changed the ingredients. Also, products with similar names may contain different ingredients meant for different purposes. Taking the wrong product could harm you.
How to Use Levonelle
If you are taking the over-the-counter product to self-treat, read all directions on the product package before taking Levonelle. If you have any questions, talk to your pharmacist. If your doctor has prescribed Levonelle, take it as directed. Take Levonelle by mouth as soon as possible after unprotected sex. Your instructions for use depend on the brand you take. Therefore, check the label on your brand and ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. Take as directed, usually 2 tablets at once; or take 1 tablet and then take the second tablet 12 hours after the first tablet. Levonelle may be taken with or without food. Levonelle works best when it is taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. If you vomit within 2 hours of taking a dose of Levonelle, contact your doctor to ask if you need to repeat the dose. After you take Levonelle, the time when your period comes and how much you bleed may change. Tell your doctor right away if your period is more than 7 days late. You may need to take a pregnancy test. If you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.
Before taking levonorgestrel, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other progestins (such as norethindrone); or if you have any other allergies. Levonelle may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Levonelle, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,unexplained vaginal bleeding. Levonelle may make you dizzy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Levonelle must not be used during pregnancy. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away. Levonelle passes into breast milk but is unlikely to harm a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Levonelle, contact your doctor right away.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Some drugs may cause emergency birth control to work less well by decreasing the amount of birth control hormones in your body. This effect can result in pregnancy. Examples include griseofulvin, modafinil, rifamycins (such as rifampin, rifabutin), St. John's wort, drugs used to treat seizures (such as barbiturates, carbamazepine, felbamate, phenytoin, primidone, topiramate), HIV drugs (such as nelfinavir, nevirapine), among others. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more details (see also Uses section).
Levonelle Side Effects
What are Levonelle side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Levonelle may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Levonelle as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Levonelle
The side effects of Levonelle may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Levonelle. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Levonelle may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Levonelle, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Levonelle.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Levonelle, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Levonelle and the side effects associated with Levonelle are described in the following:
Common Levonelle Side Effects
- abnormal vaginal bleeding
- mood changes
- ovarian cyst
- ovarian enlargement
- weight gain
- headache disorder
- abdominal pain with cramps
Less Frequent Levonelle Side Effects
- galactorrhea not associated with childbirth
- skin rash
- libido changes
- drug-induced hot flash
- acne vulgaris
Rare or Very Rare Levonelle Side Effects
- thromboembolic disorder
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Levonelle when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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