Postinor-2事後安

Postinor-2

levonorgestrel

Manufacturer:

Gedeon Richter

Distributor:

Mekim
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Levonorgestrel.
Description
Levonorgestrel is also known as d-norgestrel.
Action
The following sites of action play a role in the contraceptive action of Postinor-2: Hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarial axis; ovulation inhibition depending on the time and frequency of intake; endometrial factor (direct inhibition of implantation or direct effect on the blastula); tubal factor (alteration of tubal motility); inhibition of sperm-capacitation (inhibition of capacitation, ie the ultimate ripping phase of the sperms in the female organism).
Indications/Uses
Post-coital oral contraceptive. Postinor-2 is indicated for females having sexual intercourse occasionally.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab should be taken immediately but by all means within 1 hr after the sexual intercourse. If a 2nd intercourse follows after >3-hr interval, the 2nd tab should be taken post-coitally. In this case, 2 tabs are taken at one occasion.
Contraindications
Liver and gallbladder diseases. History of gravidity jaundice. Its application in puberty should particularly be considered.
Warnings
In order to secure prevention, not more than 4 tablets monthly are suggested. In case of more frequent intercourses, the combined tablets (or other contraceptive methods) are recommended.
Special Precautions
Use with caution during pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea and breakthrough bleeding may occur 2-3 days after taking the tablet. In case of more severe bleeding, gynaecological examination is recommended.
Drug Interactions
Not known.
Storage
Store in normal conditions.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
G03AC03 - levonorgestrel ; Belongs to the class of progestogens. Used as systemic contraceptives.
Presentation/Packing
Tab 0.75 mg x 2's.
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