Onjel 20

Onjel 20

ethinylestradiol + gestodene

Manufacturer:

Millimed

Distributor:

Prosp Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Gestodene 75 mcg, ethinylestradiol 20 mcg, 7 placebo tab (28-tab only)
Indications/Uses
OC.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab daily starting on the 1st day of menstruation followed by 7-tab free days (28-tab only).
Contraindications
Active or history of cancer, endometrial carcinoma, neoplasia, cardiac insufficiency, cerebrovascular & hepatic disease, jaundice, thrombophlebitis, uterine bleeding. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Liver disease, risk of thrombosis; history of vein inflammation, depression; overwt symptoms, diabetes, high BP, hyperlipidemia, smoking, advancing age, epilepsy, migraine, cardiac or renal dysfunction. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Absence of w/drawal bleeding; headache or migraine; worsening or exacerbation of HTN; abdominal cramps; breast pain, tenderness & swelling; dizziness, nausea, vomiting, weakness; wt gain; loss or increased body or facial hair, increased skin sensitivity to sun.
Drug Interactions
Antiepileptics eg, phenytoin, barbiturates, carbamazepine, topiramate; antibacterials eg, rifampicin; antivirals eg, ritonavir; antibiotics eg, penicillins, tetracyclines, griseofulvin; St. John's wort.
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
Onjel 20 tab
Packing/Price
21's;28's
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