Levonorgestrel

What is Levonorgestrel?

It belongs to a group of drugs progestins and is usually used after an unprotected intercourse of failed contraceptive to prevent pregnancy. Should be taken within 72 hours of the unprotected sex. Acts by preventing release of egg from ovary, prevents fertilization of egg and makes uterus hostile to implantation. Thus it is used as morning after pill.

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I and my partner engaged in sexual activity and condom broke during the act. She has taken the single dose of Livonorgestrel 1.5 mg(Clr-72) -1...

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It is not very effective...

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Levonorgestrel effect gradually start to wean off in about 24 - 36 hours. The...

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Hi. May I take Triquilar 21 tabs as emergency contraception?

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High dose of Levonorgestrel advised for emergency.

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Usually, Triqular 21 tabs is not used as emergency...

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dear sir, my wife is using Levonorgestrel + Ethinlyl estradiol tablets from last two days. From tha last two days, she is complaining severe pain...

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Thanks for writing to HCM.
If they are causing severe pain then you can discontinue them. But you need to see your gynecologist for an...

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