Posology: The treatment consists of one tablet to be taken orally as soon as possible, but no later than 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure.
Ella can be taken at any time during the menstrual cycle.
If vomiting occurs within 3 hours of Ella intake, another tablet should be taken.
If a woman's menstrual period is late or in case of symptoms of pregnancy, pregnancy should be excluded before Ella is administered.
Special Populations: Renal impairment: No dose adjustment is necessary.
Hepatic impairment: In the absence of specific studies, no alternate dose recommendations for Ella can be made.
Severe hepatic impairment: In the absence of specific studies, Ella is not recommended.
Paediatric population: There is no relevant use of Ella for children of prepubertal age in the indication emergency contraception.
Adolescents: Ella is suitable for any woman of child bearing age, including adolescents. No differences in safety or efficacy have been shown compared to adult women aged 18 and older. (See Pharmacology: Pharmacodynamics under Actions).
Method of administration: Oral use.
This tablet can be taken with or without food.