It is used for Emergency Post-coital Contraception
It can cause Headache, Ovarian cyst, Enlarged follicles, Amenorrhea , Abdominal pain, Uterine/vaginal bleeding alterations, Intermenstrual bleeding/spotting, Vulvovaginitis, Ectopic pregnancy.
It is contraindiacted in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Family history of breast cancer and or DVT/PE, current/history of depression, endometriosis, DM, HTN, bone mineral density changes, renal/hepatic impairment, bone metabolic disease, SLE; conditions exacerbated by fluid retention (eg, migraine, asthma, epilepsy)
Cigarette smoking increases risk of serious cardiovascular adverse effects from combination hormonal contraceptive use
Discontinue 4 week before major surgery or prolonged immobilization. Patients on warfarin, oral anticoagulants (increase in anticoagulant dose may be warranted)
Discontinue if the following develop jaundice, visual problems (may cause contact lens intolerance), any signs of VTE, migraine with unusual severity, significang blood pressure increase, severe depression, increased risk of thromboembolic complications after surgery
This drug is known to cause issues during pregnancy, therefore please do not take this drug if you are pregnant.
It can interact with Antithrombin-III, apalutamide, dalteparin, enoxaparin, heparin, warfarin