Lydia Lacta

Lydia Lacta





Concise Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab daily at about the same time starting on day 1 of menstruation for 28 consecutive days. Changing from a combined oral contraceptive (COC) Start on the day after the last active tablet of COC. Changing from progestogens-only method (minipill, injection, implant) or progestogens-releasing intrauterine system May switch any day to Lydia Lacta. Following 1st-trimester abortion Start immediately. Following delivery or 2nd-trimester abortion Start at day 21-28 after delivery or 2nd trimester abortion. Missed doses <3 hr late: Take as soon as remembered. >3 hr late: Take as soon as remembered, additionally use a barrier method for 7 days.
May be taken with or without food.
Hypersensitivity. Active venous thromboembolic disorder. Presence or history of severe hepatic disease. Progestogen-dependent tumors. Undiagnosed vag bleeding. Known or suspected pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Increased risk of breast cancer. Diabetic patients. Chloasma (avoid sun or UV radiation exposure).
Adverse Reactions
Breast tenderness, pain, enlargement, secretion; headache, migraine, changes in libido, depressive mood/mood changes; nausea, vomiting & other GI complaints; various skin disorders (eg, rash, erythema nodosum & multiforme); irregular bleeding, changes in vag secretion; contact lens intolerance; fluid retention, body wt changes, hypersensitivity reaction.
Drug Interactions
Increased clearance w/ drugs that induce microsomal enzymes eg, phenytoin, barbiturates, primidone, carbamazepine, rifampicin, & possibly oxcarbazepine, topiramate, felbamate, ritonavir, griseofulvin & St. John's wort.
MIMS Class
Oral Contraceptives
ATC Classification
G03AC03 - levonorgestrel ; Belongs to the class of progestogens. Used as systemic contraceptives.
Lydia Lacta tab 0.03 mg
1 × 28's
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