Postinor 2, 0.75 Mg, Emergency Contraceptive Pills - 2 Tablets
Category Of Postinor 2 Tablets
Mechanism Of Action Of Levonorgestrel Tablets
Levonorgestrel is used as emergency contraception to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or incorrect use of birth control having sex without using any birth control method. This medication is not to be used on a routine basis and is usually given as a backup method.
Therapeutic Indications Of Postinor 2 Tablets
It is used as emergency contraception to prevent pregnancy
Method Of Administration Of Postinor 2 Tablets
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose is:
Take 1 tablet “.75Mg” followed by the second tablet after 12 hours of taking the first, both tablets should be given within a 72-hour period after unprotected sex. If you vomit within 2 hours of taking a dose, make sure to contact your doctor to check if you have to take another replacement dose.
Take tablets with or without food.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Postinor 2 Tablets
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
irregular or heavier menstrual periods.
lower abdominal pain and nausea.
Headache, dizziness, and fatigue.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Postinor 2 Tablets
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Postinor 2 Tablets
Talk to your doctor before taking it, you should also tell your doctor:
If you are taking barbiturates
If you are taking bosentan
If you are taking carbamazepine
If you are taking felbamate
If you are taking griseofulvin
if you develop allergic reactions such as shortness of breath, skin rash, swelling of the face or neck, decreased blood pressure and dizziness.
if you experience lower abdominal pain after taking levonorgestrel tablet in order to be evaluated for ectopic pregnancy.
Do not take this medication if you are already pregnant.
Storage Conditions Of Postinor 2 Tablets
Store below 25°c
Used patches still contain some active hormones. To protect the environment, the patches should be disposed of with care.
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.