Microlenyn 30 ED

Microlenyn 30 ED

levonorgestrel + ethinylestradiol

Manufacturer:

Masa Lab

Distributor:

Masa Lab
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levonorgestrel 150 mcg, ethinylestradiol 30 mcg, plus 7 lactose or Fe fumarate tab
Indications/Uses
OC.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab daily starting on the 1st day of menstruation, then 7 tab-free days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Pregnancy; severe disturbances of liver function, jaundice or severe pruritus during pregnancy, Dubin-Johnson syndrome, Rotor syndrome, previous or existing liver tumors; history of or existing thromboembolic processes in arteries or veins & states which predispose to such diseases; sickle-cell anemia; existing or treated cancer of the breast or endometrium; severe diabetes w/ vascular changes; disturbances of lipometabolism; history of herpes of pregnancy, otosclerosis w/ deterioration during pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Diabetes, HTN, varicose veins; otosclerosis, multiple sclerosis; epilepsy, porphyria, tetany, chorea minor; history of phlebitis; cigarette smoking, advancing age, lactation. Benign & rarely malignant liver tumours which may lead to life-threatening intra-abdominal hemorrhage have been observed. If severe upper abdominal complaints, liver enlargement or signs of intra-abdominal haemorrhage occur, a liver tumour should be taken into consideration.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, gastric upset, nausea; breast tension; changes in body wt & libido; intermenstrual bleeding; depressive moods; chloasma; rarely, poor tolerance of contact lenses.
Drug Interactions
Barbiturates, phenylbutazone, hydantoins, rifampicin & ampicillin may impair the action of the drug. Requirement for oral antidiabetics & insulin can change.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
G03AA07 - levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol ; Belongs to the class of progestogens and estrogens in fixed combinations. Used as systemic contraceptives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Microlenyn 30 ED tab
Packing/Price
1 × 28's
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