Buy Levonorgestrel Online
Also known as: Mirena
Active ingredient: Levonorgestrel
Product Code: PR10562
What is this drug?
Levonorgestrel is an emergency birth control pill. It is not used for regular contraception but used as an emergency measure after an unprotected sex or failure of a physical barrier. It is also used in hormonal replacement therapy.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Levonorgestrel is a synthetic progestin hormone and is used for emergency contraception. Its mode of action is by inhibiting ovulation, preventing implantation of a fertilised egg by altering the uterine lining. It also impedes the movement of the sperm by thickening the vaginal secretions.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children.
How to take Levonorgestrel?
Take it orally with or without food. Take it within 72 hours of an unprotected sex.
It depends on the brand. Usually, two tablets are taken at once or one tablet followed by the other after 12 hours. Talk to your doctor or follow the leaflet with the pack.
Consult your doctor right away.
If you miss a dose consult your doctor as chances of pregnancy is there.
Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your doctor if you have a history of ectopic, have abnormal vaginal bleeding or you are on any herbal treatment.
Possible Side Effects
· Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Nausea & vomiting
· Abnormal or heavy vaginal bleeding
· Breast tenderness
When the drug should not be used?
· Allergy to the drug
· Suspected pregnancy
· Abnormal vaginal bleeding
· Taking herbal medicine containing St. John’s Wart
· Stroke, breast cancer, clotting disorders
How long should you take Levonorgestrel?
Take it once after unprotected sex. If taking for hormone replacement then take it as long as prescribed.