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Levonorgestrel Price and Pack Size

Levonorgestrel Information

Levonorgestrel Benefits & Uses

Levonorgestrel is used to treat the following -

Levonorgestrel Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Levonorgestrel


Levonorgestrel Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Levonorgestrel is used -

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Altered menstrual cycle
  7. Abdominal Pain Severe
  8. Breast Tenderness
  9. Weight gain
  10. Difficulty breathing
  11. Swelling

Levonorgestrel Related Warnings

Is the use of Levonorgestrel safe for pregnant women?

No research has been done regarding the safety of Levonorgestrel for pregnant women. Therefore, it cannot be said if Levonorgestrel is safe during pregnancy.


Is the use of Levonorgestrel safe during breastfeeding?

Levonorgestrel does not cause any harmful effects during breastfeeding.


What is the effect of Levonorgestrel on the Kidneys?

Levonorgestrel has very mild side effects on the kidney.


What is the effect of Levonorgestrel on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Levonorgestrel. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Levonorgestrel on the Heart?

Levonorgestrel may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Levonorgestrel with Other Drugs

Levonorgestrel should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Levonorgestrel Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Levonorgestrel unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
  2. Heart Attack
  3. Blood Clotting Disorders
  4. Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. High Lipoprotein
  7. Heart Failure

Frequently asked Questions about Levonorgestrel

Is this Levonorgestrel habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Levonorgestrel has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Levonorgestrel, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Levonorgestrel can make you drowsy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Levonorgestrel.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Levonorgestrel for mental disorders.

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Levonorgestrel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Levonorgestrel

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Levonorgestrel and food will interact.


Interaction between Alcohol and Levonorgestrel

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Levonorgestrel.


Levonorgestrel से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 9 months पहले

How does Levonorgestrel work?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS, General Physician

Levonorgestrel contains levonorgestrel which is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring female sex hormone (progesterone). During a normal menstrual cycle, a mature egg is released from the ovaries (this process is called ovulation). For possible pregnancy, the ovary produces progesterone which prevents the further release of egg and uses the lining of the womb for pregnancy also during this period progesterone levels in the body remains high to maintain the womb lining, but if the fertilization does not take place then the levels of progesterone decreases in the body that results in menstruation. Levonorgestrel works by tricking the body into thinking that mature egg has been already released from the ovaries this results in decreased levels of progesterone in the body which prevents the release of eggs from the ovaries, it also alters the lining of the womb that prevents the pregnancy from occurring. Please keep in mind that this medicine does not work if you are already pregnant.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Does Levonorgestrel cause weight gain?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

No, Levonorgestrel does not increase weight. There are no reports of weight gain after taking this drug. However, if you experience any unusual weight gain after taking this drug, then consult it with your doctor.

सवाल 5 months पहले

Can Levonorgestrel cause nausea and vomiting?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Levonorgestrel causes nausea and vomiting, this occurs rarely. It is a known side effect of this drug. For relief from nausea and vomiting try to take lime water, avoid eating spicy food even if it persists or becomes severe then discuss with your doctor.

सवाल 7 months पहले

Does [Medicne] cause stomach pain?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Levonorgestrel causes stomach pain, this occurs in a few cases only. It is a known side effect of this drug. If you experience stomach pain after taking this drug, consider taking a mild painkiller. Even if the pain does not subside or becomes more severe then discuss with your doctor immediately. Keep him/her informed about the emergency pill.

सवाल 10 months पहले

What is Levonorgestrel?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Levonorgestrel is a brand name of levonorgestrel and it comes in solid unit dosage form (tablet). It belongs to the class of drugs known as emergency contraceptives (progestins). It is used as an emergency contraception method in case of unprotected intercourse within 72 hours (3 days).

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