ella

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ulipristal

Manufacturer:

HRA Pharma

Distributor:

Firma Chun Cheong
/
Orient Europharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ulipristal acetate
Indications/Uses
Emergency contraception w/in 120 hr (5 days) of unprotected sexual intercourse or contraceptive failure.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab to be taken as soon as possible, but not >120 hr (5 days) after unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure. May be taken at any moment during the menstrual cycle. Another tab should be taken if vomiting occurs w/in 3 hr of intake.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Concomitant use w/ a levonorgestrel-containing emergency contraceptive. Women w/ severe asthma insufficiently controlled by oral glucocorticoid. Not a replacement for regular contraceptive method. Repeated administration w/in the same menstrual cycle is not advisable. Galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Renal or hepatic (including severe) impairment. 36 hr post-lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Mood disorders; headache, dizziness; nausea, upper abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort, vomiting; myalgia, back pain; dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain, breast tenderness; fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Reduced plasma conc that may result in decreased efficacy w/ CYP3A4 inducers (eg, rifampicin, phenytoin, phenobarb, carbamazepine, St. John's wort), ritonavir & drugs that increase gastric pH (eg, proton pump inhibitors, antacids & H2-receptor antagonist). Increased exposure w/ CYP3A4 inhibitors (eg, ketoconazole, itraconazole, ritonavir, telithromycin, clarithromycin, nefazodone). Dabigatran etexilate, digoxin. Reduced action of combined hormonal & progestogen-only contraceptives.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
G03AD02 - ulipristal ; Belongs to the class of emergency contraceptives. Used as systemic contraceptives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
ella tab 30 mg
Packing/Price
1's
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