NOWILL 1.5mg Tablet 1's

Hormonal Therapy Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

NOWILL 1.5MG contains Levonorgestrel which is an emergency contraceptive prevents pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex.  It has to be used within 72 hours (3 days) of unprotected sex or if your usual contraceptive method has failed.

Levonorgestrel is a hormone that has been used in many birth control pills which works mainly by stopping the release of an egg from the ovary and prevents fertilization of an egg (the uniting of sperm with the egg) or by preventing attachment (implantation) to the uterus (womb).

Before taking NOWILL 1.5MG, tell your physician if you have liver, kidney or heart problems, are pregnant or breastfeeding. This medicine is not suitable for use before the first menstrual bleeding (menarche). The common side effects are nausea, headache, lower abdominal pain and tiredness.

USES OF NOWILL 1.5MG

  • prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex

HOW NOWILL 1.5MG WORKS

Levonorgestrel stops your ovaries from releasing an egg and prevents sperm from fertilizing any egg you may have already released.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take NOWILL 1.5MG as instructed by your doctor. Take the medicine as soon as possible, preferably within 12 hours, and no later than 72 hours (3 days).

SIDE EFFECTS OF NOWILL 1.5MG

SERIOUS

  • severe abdominal pain

COMMON

  • headache
  • nausea
  • lower abdominal pain
  • tiredness
  • changes in your period
  • breast tenderness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a wet or cold cloth to forehead and rest in a quiet, comfortable, dark room.

Nausea:

Stick to regular meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Abdominal pain:

Place a warm bottle or heated bag on your abdomen and drink plenty of clear fluids and water.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NOWILL 1.5MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

NOWILL 1.5MG is not recommended for use during breastfeeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any tools while taking this medicine, since it may cause dizziness or tiredness.

LIVER

NOWILL 1.5MG is not recommended if you are suffering from severe liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Levonorgestrel.

HEART DISEASE

NOWILL 1.5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases or low heart rate. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor before taking this medicine if you have or had:

  • crohn’s disease
  • history of ectopic pregnancy
  • history of salpingitis (inflammation of the fallopian tubes)
  • sexually transmitted diseases

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • primidone, phenytoin, and carbamazepine (treats epilepsy)
  • rifampicin, rifabutin (treats tuberculosis)
  • ritonavir, efavirenz (treats HIV)
  • griseofulvin (treats fungal infection)
  • herbal remedies containing St John’s wort
  • cyclosporin (suppresses the immune system)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Levonorgestrel
Pharmacological Category :   Contraceptive, Progestin
Therapeutic Indication :   Contraception
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT NOWILL 1.5MG

Does NOWILL 1.5MG cause abdominal pain?

It may cause abdominal pain in some individuals, if this persists for a long time, consult your doctor for advice.

Does NOWILL 1.5MG safe while driving?

Do not drive or handle any machines since it may cause dizziness.

Is NOWILL 1.5MG safe?

It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as directed by the doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Hormones and related drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 316.

2. Chris Kahlenborn, Rebecca Peck and Walter B. Severs. Mechanism of action of levonorgestrel emergency contraception. Feb, 2015. [Accessed on June 24, 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4313438/

3. Lupin Healthcare (UK) Ltd. [Revised on June, 2019] [Accessed on June 24, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.7308.pdf

4. Novast Laboratories, Ltd. [Revised on April, 2018] [Accessed on June 24, 2021] https://rsc.niaid.nih.gov/sites/default/files/1.14.2.2-package-insert-levonorgestreltab.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    10 g
    Ingredient
    LEVONORGESTREL 1.5 mg
    Hsn Code
    30066010
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NOWILL 1.5mg Tablet 1's

NOWILL 1.5mg Tablet 1's Mkt: Zee Laboratories Ltd

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