ADULTS: 1 tablet once daily with dose levonorgestrel 100-250mcg and ethinyl estraiol 20-50 mcg.
The tablets of the medication should be swallowed whole with a full glass of water.
INTERACTIONS The drugs that show interaction with Lotte are:
Antibiotics, medicines for epilepsy, St John’s wort, barbiturates
The drug is contraindicated to the following mentioned cases:
If the person shows allergy to the shortness of breath.
If the person is facing difficulty in breathing.
If the person is having swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body.
If person is facing from medical conditions like
Blood clots in the legs, lungs or eyes.
Heart attack or stroke
Pain in chest
High blood pressure which I sun controlled
Diabetes with blood vessel damage
Breast cancer or cancer of the lining of womb, cervix or vagina
Symptoms of overdose include:
Feeling sick or vomiting, dizziness, feeling sleepy or tired, Women may also experience menstrual bleeding.
The side effects of the medication are:
Painful periods, missed periods, changes in mucus from the vagina, vaginal thrush, breast pain, tenderness, possible milk secretion, changes in sex drive, nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain, mood changes including depression.
In patients who are having sex-steroid dependent cancer, past ectopic pregnancy, indigestion or ovarian cysts, the medication should be taken with precaution.
The uses of the medication are:
It helps in inhibiting release of egg by stopping it from maturing
It changes the consistency of cervical mucus which makes it difficult for the sperm to reach the egg.
It changes the lining of the uterus and makes it less suitable for implantation.
|Generic||Levonorgestrel and Ethinylestradiol.|
|Strength||Levonorgestrel and Ethinylestradiol|