Levonelle One Step 1500mg - 1 Tablet (P)

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Levonelle One Step 1500mg Tablet

Levonelle One Step 1500mg tablets contain the active ingredient levonorgestrel, which is a synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring female sex hormone, progesterone.

Category: Female Health and Genitourinary
Manufacturer: BAYER PLC

Emergency contraception to be used within 72 hours of unprotected sexual intercourse or failure of a contraceptive method.

Levonorgestrel 1500mcg

One tablet to be taken as soon as possible (preferably within 12 hours and no later than 72 hours) after intercourse.

Levonelle 1500 is an emergency contraceptive that can be used after unprotected sex or where a contraceptive method has failed. This type of contraception is often called the morning after pill. The availability of Levonelle One-Step from Pharmacy2U is strictly for the purposes of an advance supply, with a maximum order quantity of 1 pack. Each pack of Levonelle 1500 contains a complete treatment which is one round, white tablet.

Levonelle 1500 prevents about 84% of expected pregnancies when it is taken within 72 hours ( 3 days ) of unprotected sex. Levonelle 1500 will not prevent a pregnancy in every instance but the tablet is more effective the sooner it is taken after unprotected sex (it is better to take it within 12 hours rather than delay until the third day).

Levonelle 1500 is though to work by stopping your ovaries from releasing an egg, preventing sperm from fertilizing any egg you may have already released or stopping a fertilised egg from attaching itself to your womb lining. It does not work if you are already pregnant. Levonelle 1500 should only be used in emergencies and not used as a regular form of contraceptive. Levonelle is a prescription-only product.

What is Levonelle 1500 used for?
Emergency contraception within 72 hours of unprotected sex. Levonelle 1500 is commonly known as ‘the morning after pill’. It is used to reduce the chances of becoming pregnant after unprotected sex or failure of a contraceptive method.

How do I take Levonelle 1500? 
There is one tablet to be taken. It should be taken as soon as possible after unprotected sex, preferably within 12 hours and no later than 72 hours after.
The tablet can be taken either with or without food. If you are sick within two hours of taking the tablet, another one should be taken immediately. You should consult your doctor, pharmacist or family planning clinic for advice and to get another tablet.