FDA Approved: * August 15, 1996
Pharm Company: * WYETH PHARMS INC
Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Levonorgestrel Overview

Levonorgestrel is a hormonal medication which is used in a number of birth control methods.[5] It is combined with an estrogen to make combination birth control pills.[6] As an emergency birth control, sold under the brand name Plan B among others, it is useful within 72 hours. This should not be confused with EllaOne which can be effective within 120 hours (5 days) of unprotected sex.[5] The more time that has passed since sex, the less effecti...

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Safe to change trust pills into lady pills?

I would like to ask if its safe to change my trust pill into trust lady pill,when my 1st pack is finished. In the past i used trust pill and i experience the breast tenderness and also may thighs and arms had been tender when i used it for many months. ## Yes and if you haven't missed any pills, you should be able to do a clean switchover, without any problems and should still be protected. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Im a trust pills user and im planning to change to althea.. but i dont know how to start althea.. after taking may last trust pills should i start althea d next day? ## gxto q po mag plit ng trust pills into lady pills,pnu po kea aq magstrt s lady pills? ## I'm using diane35 for years.. I did not missed any pills.. Can I directly change my pills to t...

does red pill in triphasil work the same as they on oralcon

Hi I just finished a pack of triphasil so I need to start a new pack on red pill,so I did not get triphasil so they give oralcon.lm wondering if I take the red pill only on oralcon will get my periods? ## Hi I'm using oralcon and is the first time in my life that I'm using a contraceptive. I started with the white tablets in the middle and I'm already on the red tablets and my menses has come earlier than its suppose to, and besides I just take the pills at random is there any side effect to that? ## Hi I'm presently taking the oralcon red pils but I in turn to conceive in the month of February 2017 and want a male child when is the best time for me to stop taking the pils and also the the best to meet with my husband? ## Hello Lizzy, These medications are both contracep...

micro pill contraceptive

i am taking althea pills, but as of now i'm planning to use micropil. 1 week na after ko maubos yung althea, meaning tomorrow mag start na ulit ako ng pills. ok lang ba na mag switch ako to micropil? and kailangan ba na no contact ulit for 7days? thanks! ## Hi neelhtak, How are you? I'd like to offer as much advice and support as I can, but I do see that part of your post is written in english and the other part appears to be written in fillipino language. If you speak fluent english would you be so kind as to post back with the same details in this language so that I can understand the entirety of your post instead of bits and pieces here and there? I appreciate you taking the time to do this, and hopefully it will also open the door for others to add their advice as well. In t...


hi my parter is using oralcon-p levonorgestrel and ethinyeletradiol tablets for awhile now and we had intercourse about 2 to 3 weeks ago and she should be getting her period soon but im just scared she might be pregnant cause even though she be on the birth control i still do withdraw i dont know i think i might have done it to late this time round and ther could be a possibilty that i came in her if she skips her period do you think she could be pregnant im so scared please help ;( :(

irregular periods & obesity

hi, i m 24 year old, 75 kgs & single i want to ask that i have irregular periods from begining, my 1st period was when i was 13 & after 2, 3 cycles my periods gets irregular, at that time, i don't even bother to go to a doctor, but since im gaining my weight day by day, i finally go for a checkup & my doctor suggests me after few tests of thyroid secretion (which was actually normal) & us pelvic ultra sound (which doesn't show any cysts or abnormality, but report says that polycystic ovaries is noted), that i have minor up to 10% swelling inside & prescribed me pills Primolut N (norethisterone Eur.p 5 mg) for up to 5 days, 2 pills per day and after that to take Novodol family planning pills ( 21 pills containing levonorgestrel 0.15mg with ethinylestradiol .03...

levonorgestrel Mirena

Last month I got inserted levonorgestrel Mirena to resolve the prolonged bleeding issue ( last 2 years) and still with bleeding problem. Bleeding continues for 11 days. Loette is suggested for three months. to reduce the bleeding Pause MF given but the bleeding issue not yet resolved. Please suggest. ## Hello, Kavitha! How are you doing? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. Unfortunately, the Mirena IUD doesn't resolve bleeding issues for everyone that tries it, as a matter of fact, it can cause irregular or prolonged bleeding in some women. So yes, you may be better of with oral contraceptive tablets, since they usually contain both estrogens and progesterone and can better balance your hormones. Is there anything else I can help with?

Pink/light red pill with capital S then 62 on other side

A small round pink/light red pill with an italic capital S on one side and the number 62 on the other side. The pill is a chalky white on the inside and the coating scratches away. I'm thinking it may be some sort of painkiller? ## It is not listed in any of our prescription drug resources. While there is a chance that it is a very new tablet, it makes me suspect that it may be something available over the counter. There is also a chance that it could be a foreign medication. Can you provide anymore information? Was it found in the U.S. or elsewhere? ## It's a birth control pill called Seasonal (Levonorgestrel - ethinyl estradiol) ## No don't worry like that it's only a contraceptive pill!!

Watson 996 or 966

small white pill, Watson on one side and 996 or 966 on the other ## Found a match with WATSON 966, which is Levonorgestrel 0.15 mg and Ethinyl Estradiol 0.03 mg. These two drugs combined are used to reduce or eliminate the withdrawal bleeding that occurs once every 28 days in traditionally packaged COCPs. Extended cycle use of COCPs may also be called menstrual suppression. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## naqvi broher


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Implant: 36mg/implant, 75mg/implant
  • Intrauterine Device: 13.5mg, 19.5mg, 20mcg/24hr, 52mg
  • System: 13.5mg
  • Tablet: 0.75mg, 1.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Levonorgestrel: (56 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0023-5858 Liletta 52 mg Intrauterine Intrauterine Device by Allergan, Inc.
  • 0113-2003 Option 2 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by L. Perrigo Company
  • 0536-1142 Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Rugby Laboratories
  • 11509-0067 Preventeza 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Combe Incorporated
  • 16714-809 New Day 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rx LLC
  • 21695-443 Next Choice (Levonorgestrel 0.75 mg) Pack by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 40032-620 Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Novel Laboratories, Inc.
  • 40032-622 Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Novel Laboratories, Inc.
  • 40051-018 Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Lotus Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Nantou Plant
  • 40051-054 Levonorgestrel .75 mg Oral Tablet by Lotus Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Nantou Plant
  • 43386-620 My Way 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Gavis Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
  • 43386-622 Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Gavis Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 45802-840 Levonorgestrel 0.75 mg by Perrigo New York Inc
  • 49615-017 Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Oc Pharma, LLC
  • 50102-111 Econtra Ez 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Afaxys Inc.
  • 50102-211 Econtra One-step 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Afaxys Pharma, LLC
  • 51285-100 Take Action 1.5 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Teva Women's Health, Inc.
  • 51285-103 Aftera 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Women's Health, Inc.
  • 51660-723 Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg Oral Tablet by Ohm Laboratories Inc.
  • 52544-035 Liletta 52 mg Intrauterine Intrauterine Device by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 36 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Levonorgestrel or a similar ingredient: (63 results)

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