Lydia Lacta

Lydia Lacta Adverse Reactions

levonorgestrel

Manufacturer:

DKT

Distributor:

MCE
Full Prescribing Info
Adverse Reactions
The side effects, which have been reported with levonorgestrel or with hormonal contraceptives in general, are listed as follows. The side effects most frequently reported in the clinical trials with levonorgestrel include irregular bleeding, breast tenderness, mood changes, nausea, and headache, occurring in about half of the women using levonorgestrel during the first treatment cycle, declining to approximately 30% in the 12th cycle. In lactating women, 28% experience side effects during the first cycle, declining to 5% after the 12th cycle.
Breast: Tenderness, pain, enlargement, secretion.
Central Nervous System: Headache, migraine, changes in libido, depressive mood/mood changes.
Gastro Intestinal tract: Nausea, vomiting and other gastro-intestinal complaints.
Skin: Various skin disorders (eg, rash, erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme).
Uro-genital: Irregular bleeding, changes in vaginal secretion.
Eyes: Contact lens intolerance.
Various: Fluid retention, body weight changes, hypersensitivity reaction.
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