Levora is a popular drug thatcontains a great combination of several female sex hormones that are known to help in the prevention of ovulation. This medicine is also known to cause various changes in the woman’s uterine lining and cervical mucous, thus making it harder for a fertilized egg to attach itself to the woman’s uterus. Levora is widely prescribed as a contraceptive and it is taken by woman as who want to prevent an unwanted pregnancy.
Levora is a popular contraceptive method (pill) that is often taken by patients (women) who want to avoid the risk of an unwanted pregnancy. However, this drug could also be prescribed to treat or to prevent some other medical disorders that have not been mentioned here.
A treatment with this medicine during pregnancy is known to cause severe (dangerous) birth defects. It is recommended that you use an extra birth control method. If you accidentally get pregnant during your treatment with this drug, you must alert your personal doctor right away. You should wait at least one month after you have had a baby to start a treatment with this medicine. You should not start a treatment with Levora if you have:
If you do have any of the medical disorders that have been mentioned here, you may have to take in a lower dose of Levora (or you might not be allowed to start a treatment with this medicine at all). The hormones that are found in most birth control pills are known to be able to pass into the patient’s breast milk, thus harming a nursing infant. A treatment with this drug is also known to decrease the organism’s regular milk production. You must not start a treatment with this medicine if you are currently breastfeeding a child.
A treatment with a hormone-based medicine is known to increase the patient’s (woman’s) risk of developing stroke, blood clots, heart attack or other heart disorders (especially if the patient is older than 35 year old or if she is a smoker).
Levora Intake Guidelines
Ask your personal doctor how and when you should take Levora. You must not disobey any of his or her instructions (advices). You can also rely on the instructions that are usually written on the drug’s label. If you do not understand some of these instructions, you can ask a nurse, a doctor or a pharmacist for further advice and recommendations (they should be able to explain them to you). During your first 3 months of treatment with this medicine, you may experience an unpleasant breakthrough bleeding. If this symptom continues (persists) or if it is abnormally heavy you should alert your personal physician as soon as possible. If you have to undergo a certain type of surgery (or some other important medical exams / tests) during your treatment with this drug, you should alert the surgeon or the doctor who is treating you that you are currently taking Levora. In some cases, you may have to stop treatment with this drug for a short period of time. Try to store this medicine away from heat, moisture and direct sunlight, in a cool and dry place. Keep it away from the reach of pets and children in order to avoid unwanted accidents.
Ask your personal physician to tell you the proper dose of Levora that you should take during your treatment with this drug. Avoid altering the dose that he or she has prescribed you in any way without your physician’s consent. The regular dose of Levora normally consists of one pill that should be taken once each day. When you have no more tablets in your pack, buy another pack of pills and start it the following day.
If you think that you might be suffering from an overdose with this drug, you are in need for immediate medical attention. You should contact your local poison control centre as soon as you can. Inform your personal physician immediately. The average symptoms of an overdose with Levora usually include vomiting, nausea and vaginal bleeding.
Levora Missed Dose
Missing one or more of your prescribed doses of this drug could increases the risk of getting pregnant. If you miss even one if your prescribed doses of Levora, you should contact your personal physician and ask him or her for further instructions.
Levora Side Effects
Alert your personal doctor immediately if you are experiencing anything unusual during your treatment with Levora.
Levora Drug Reactions
During your treatment with Levora, you should avoid taking any other medicine without your personal physician’s approval, even if they are simple cough or cold drugs, vitamins, minerals or other herbal products. Ask your doctor for further instructions regarding this aspect (he should give you a complete list of the drugs that are known to harmfully interact with a hormone-based medicine such as Levora).