Postinor-2

Postinor-2

levonorgestrel

Manufacturer:

Gedeon Richter

Distributor:

Pharmline Marketing
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levonorgestrel
Indications/Uses
Postcoital contraceptive. Emergency contraceptive prep that can prevent contraception if it is taken w/in 72 hr following unprotected intercourse.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab w/in 72 hr following intercourse & another 1 tab 12 hr later. For higher efficacy, take 1st tab w/in 48 hr after intercourse.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Vag bleeding of unknown origin, hepatic & biliary disease, history of gestational jaundice, breast, ovarian or uterine carcinoma. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Asthma, heart failure, HTN, migraine, epilepsy, renal impairment, DM, hyperlipidaemia, depression & in case of existing or former thrombophlebitis, thromboembolic diseases or stroke. Not for routine contraceptive use.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, bleeding disturbances.
Drug Interactions
May reduce contraceptive effect w/ ampicillin, rifampicin, chloramphenicol, neomycin, sulphonamides, tetracyclines, barbiturates & phenylbutazone.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
G03AC03 - levonorgestrel ; Belongs to the class of progestogens. Used as systemic contraceptives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Postinor-2 tab 750 mcg
Packing/Price
2's ($2.6/box)
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