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levonorgestrel

levonorgestrel

medical indication and effects

Levonorgestrel is an artificial hormone which is used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex up to 120 hours later. It's effectiveness decreases during that period of time which makes a pregnancy possible after 60 hours. It works by preventing a woman's egg from fully developing and may also prevent the attachment of the egg to the wall of the uterus. This medicine should not be used as a regular method of birth control due it's side effects could be massive.
The following side effects are ordered by descending occurrence.
  • heavy or light menstrual bleeding
  • abdominal or stomach pain
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • nausea
  • tenderness of the breasts
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • vomiting
  • absent missed or irregular menstrual periods
  • cramps
  • irregular menstruation
  • pain in the pelvis
  • stopping of menstrual bleeding

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details

last update:11.09.2016
active agent:levonorgestrel
disease:sexual health

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alessewyeth
i-pillpiramal
pill 72cipla
plan Bteva pharm

dosage forms and release types

0.03mg, 0.05mg, 0.75mg pillstandard release

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