Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP

Name : MORUF-LE

Packing : 10x1x21Blister

Price : Rs. 793.8

Indication :

Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP are used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. It also may be used for treating irregular periods. This medication contains two medicines, namely Ethinyl Estradiol and Levonorgestrel. These medicines prevent a woman's egg from fully developing each month. The egg can no longer accept sperm. As a result, fertilization (pregnancy) prevents. Also, this medicine is believed to change the womb lining and referring it unsuitable for pregnancy.

Though Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP are effective in preventing pregnancy, they don't protect you or your partner from STDs. Read the patient leaflet before commencing treatment with this medicine. In addition, consult the healthcare provider before taking these tablets and clarify all doubts you have regarding the usage, dose, and side effects caused by this medicine. All above, take this medicine as prescribed by the doctor to attain the best possible effects.

Precautions for Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP

To ensure you get the best effects, take this medicine with the official guidelines. You can read those guidelines on the label. In addition, consider following the doctor's instructions throughout the treatment course. Also, you should take this medicine at evenly spaced intervals if advised to take it regularly. All above, you can consider following the below-listed points and be on the safe side.

  • Take this medicine at the same time every day at the dose advised as it will help you remember to take it.
  • Do not miss any dosage intentionally. If you miss any, do not double the dose to catch up. In this case, you can skip the missed dosage and continue following your regular schedule.
  • Swallow Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP whole; without chewing, crushing, or breaking them. You can take it before or after the food/meal/snacks or as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Inform your healthcare provider about your medical history, especially if you have a history of blood clots, prolonged bed rest, obesity, or any other. Your doctor may adjust the dosage of this medication as per your medical history.
  • Stop the treatment course as soon as you notice any rare adverse reactions, such as unexplained swelling, shortness of breath, vision changes, or chest pain. Inform your doctor regarding the same as these could be the symptoms of blood clots.

Take this medicine while following the above-listed points and get the best possible results. In addition, make sure you read all the official guidelines mentioned on the label before initiating a treatment course with Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP.

Side effects

During the treatment course, one may experience mild to moderate adverse reactions. Those side effects usually do not persist. However, if you notice any rare side effects or the common symptoms persist, it's time to tell the doctor. The most common side effects of Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP include the following;-

  1. Nausea
  2. Headache
  3. Breast pain
  4. Abdominal pain
  5. Weight gain

Note: You may face other symptoms also, as this list doesn't contain all the side effects offered by this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the use of Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP?

A. These tablets prevent pregnancy. These tablets may also be used for treating irregular periods.

Q. Does this medicine offer any side effects?

A. Yes, while taking these tablets, you may experience Nausea, Headache, Breast pain, Abdominal pain, Weight gain, etc.

Q. Can a patient take Levonorgestrel & Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets IP who smokes?

A. This medicine is not advised for patients who smoke as smoking may increase the risk of side effects, such as blood clots, stroke, or heart attack.

Q. What if you vomit after taking this medicine?

A. When the patient vomits within 3-4 hours, it is considered a missed dosage. Take another dose as soon as possible.

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Composition : Levonorgestrel                 0.15 mg
Ethinylestradiol             0.03 mg
 
  • A COMBINATION Birth Control PILL PREVENTS THE RELEASE OF AN EGG ( OVULATION ) DURING THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE. MAKES VAGINAL FLUID THICKER TO HELP PREVENT FERTILIZATION CHANGES THE LINING OF THE UTERUS (WOMB)
  • TO PREVENT ATTACHMENT OF A FERTILIZED EGG. BESIDES PREVENTING PREGNANCY ,
  • THE PILL MAY MAKE MENSTRUAL PERIODS MORE REGULAR , DECREASE BLOOD LOSS AND PAINFUL PERIODS, DECREASE THE RISK OF OVARIAN CYSTS. EFFECTIVE FOR THE PREVENTION OF PREGNANCY IN WOMEN AS A METHOD OF CONTRACEPTION
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