Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
21 active white FC tab each containing Levonorgestrel 150 mcg, ethinyl estradiol 30 mcg, 7 inactive brown tab each containing Ferrous fumarate 60 mg (equiv to elemental Fe 19.5 mg)
Indications/Uses
OC, menstrual disorders & dysmenorrhea. Promotes normal menstrual cycle, reduces premenstrual tension & relief from pain & excessive bleeding during menstrual period.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Start 1 tab on the 1st day of menstrual cycle (1st day of bleeding) about the same time each day for 28 days.
Contraindications
Liver & clotting disorders, breast & cervical cancer, sickle cell anemia, diabetes, hormone-active tumors, hyperlipidemia, severe CV diseases, previous or existing thrombotic diseases & idiopathic jaundice. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Diabetes, high BP, varicose veins, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, migraine & ophth problems. Abstain sexual activity or use contraception (eg, condoms or spermicide) for 7 days if ≥2 tab in a row is missed.
ATC Classification
B03AA02 - ferrous fumarate ; Belongs to the class of oral iron bivalent preparations. Used in the treatment of anemia.
G03AA07 - levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol ; Belongs to the class of progestogens and estrogens in fixed combinations. Used as systemic contraceptives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Protec tab
Packing/Price
1 × 28's (P35/box)
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