Liza

Liza

ethinylestradiol + drospirenone

Manufacturer:

Eurodrug

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ethinylestradiol 0.03 mg, drospirenone 3 mg
Indications/Uses
OC.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab daily for 21 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Venous thrombosis (deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism); present or history of arterial thrombosis or CVA; severe or multiple risk factor(s) for arterial thrombosis eg, DM w/ vascular symptoms, severe HTN & dyslipoproteinemia; hereditary or acquired predisposition for venous or arterial thrombosis; pancreatitis if associated w/ severe hypertriglyceridemia; severe hepatic disease; severe renal insufficiency or acute renal failure; benign or malignant liver tumours; known or suspected sex steroid-influenced malignancies of genital organs or breasts; undiagnosed vag bleeding; history of migraine w/ focal neurological symptoms. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Circulatory disorders; venous or arterial thrombotic/thromboembolic events or CVA. Tumours. Hypertriglyceridemia, HTN, hereditary angioedema, DM. Endogenous depression, epilepsy, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis. GI disturbance. Chloasma; avoid exposure to sun or UV radiation while on COCs. Galactose intolerance, Lapp-lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Menstrual disorders, intermenstrual bleeding, breast pain, headache, depressive mood, migraine, nausea, leucorrhoea, vag moniliasis.
Drug Interactions
Breakthrough bleeding &/or contraceptive failure w/ hydantoins, barbiturates, primidone, carbamazepine & rifampicin; oxcarbazepine, topiramate, felbamate, ritonavir, griseofulvin & St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum). Increased ciclosporin or decreased lamotrigine plasma & tissue conc.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
G03AA12 - drospirenone and ethinylestradiol ; Belongs to the class of progestogens and estrogens in fixed combinations. Used as systemic contraceptives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Liza film-coated tab
Packing/Price
21's
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