Aftera

Name: Aftera

Description

Active ingredient

Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg

Purpose

Emergency contraceptive

Use

for women to reduce chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex (if a contraceptive failed or if you did not use birth control)

Indications

Use for women to reduce chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex (if a contraceptive failed or if you did not use birth control).

Side effects

No information provided.

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to levonorgestrel.

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs ) alert: This product does not protect against HIV/AIDS or other STDs

Do not use

  • if you are already pregnant (because it will not work)
  • for regular birth control

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking efavirenz (HIV medication) or rifampin (tuberculosis treatment) or medication for seizures (epilepsy). These medications may reduce the effectiveness of levonorgestrel.

When using this product you may have

  • menstrual changes
  • nausea
  • lower stomach (abdominal) pain
  • tiredness
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • breast pain
  • vomiting

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control center right away.

Side effects

No information provided.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Aftera (Levonorgestrel Tablet)

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