Read all this leaflet very carefully prior to starting utilizing this medicine as it contains important info for your needs

Constantly simply just take this medication just as described in this leaflet or as the pharmacist, medical practitioner or other medical practioner has said.

  • Keep this leaflet. You might have to see clearly once again.
  • Pose a question to your pharmacist if you want more advice or information.
  • In the event that you have any relative unwanted effects, speak to your pharmacist, medical practitioner, or any other medical practioner. This consists of any side that is possible perhaps maybe not placed in this leaflet. See area 4.

What exactly is in this leaflet:

1. Exactly just exactly What ellaOne is and just what it really is useful for

EllaOne is an urgent situation contraceptive

EllaOne is a contraceptive meant to avoid pregnancy after non-safe sex or should your contraceptive method has unsuccessful. For instance:

  • In the event that you had intercourse without security;
  • In case the or your partner’s condom tore, slipped or arrived down, or you forgot to utilize one;
  • In the event that you would not take your contraceptive supplement as recommended.

You ought to make the tablet at the earliest opportunity after intercourse, and within at the most 5 times (120 hours). This is mainly because the sperm can survive as much as 5 times within you after sexual intercourse.

This medicine would work for almost any girl of childbearing age, including adolescents.

You’ll make the tablet whenever you want when you look at the cycle that is menstrual.

EllaOne can not work if you should be currently expecting

If the menstrual duration is belated, there was a chance that you could be expecting. Whenever your duration is late or when you yourself have outward indications of maternity (hefty breasts, early early morning illness) you need to consult a health care provider or other medical practioner before you take the tablet. For those who have non-safe sex after using the tablet, it won’t stop you against getting pregnant. Unsafe sex at any time through your period can cause maternity.

EllaOne just isn’t to be utilized for regular contraception

If you fail to have method that is regular of, confer with your medical practitioner or medical practioner to select one that’s ideal for you.

How works that are ellaOne

EllaOne provides the substance ulipristal acetate which functions by changing the game associated with normal hormones progesterone which can be needed for ovulation that occurs. This medicine works by postponing ovulation as a result. Crisis contraception isn’t effective in almost every situation. Of 100 ladies who simply take this medication about 2 will end up pregnant.

This medication is a contraceptive utilized to stop a maternity from beginning. It will not interrupt an existing pregnancy if you are already pregnant.

Crisis contraception will not sexually protect against sent infections

Just condoms can sexually protect you from sent infections. This medication will perhaps not protect you against HIV disease or just about any other intimately transmitted conditions (e.g. Chlamydia, vaginal herpes, vaginal warts, gonorrhoea, hepatitis B and syphilis). Ask a medical practioner for advice if you should be focused on this.

There is certainly additional information about contraception during the end of the leaflet. </p>

2. What you should understand before taking ellaOne

Try not to just just take ellaOne

  • If you’re sensitive to ulipristal acetate or some of the other components of the medication (placed in part 6).

Warning and precautions

Confer with your pharmacist, medical practitioner or any other doctor before you take this medication

  • In case your duration is belated or perhaps you have actually signs and symptoms of maternity (hefty breasts, early early early morning nausea), since you may currently be pregnant (see part “Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility”);
  • In the event that you have problems with serious asthma;
  • In the event that you suffer with serious liver disease.

In most ladies, crisis contraception should be studied just as feasible after unprotected sex. There was some evidence that this medication may be less efficient with increasing human anatomy body or weight mass index (BMI), but these information had been restricted and inconclusive. Consequently, ellaOne continues to be suitable for all females aside from their fat or BMI.

You might be advised to talk with a medical practioner if you’re worried about any issues linked to using crisis contraception.

In the event that you get pregnant despite using the tablet, it is necessary which you see your medical practitioner. See area “Pregnancy, fertility and breast-feeding” to find out more.

Other contraceptives and ellaOne

This medication can make regular hormone contraceptives, like pills and spots, temporarily less efficient. As usual after taking this medicine, but be sure to use condoms every time you have sex until your next period if you are currently taking hormonal contraception, continue to use it.

Usually do not just take this medication along with another crisis contraceptive tablet which contains levonorgestrel. By firmly taking them both together, you might get this medicine less efficient.

Other medications and ellaOne

Inform your pharmacist, physician or any other medical practioner if you’re using or have actually recently taken virtually any medications, including medications acquired without having a prescription or medicines that are herbal.

Some medications may avoid ellaOne from working efficiently. When you yourself have utilized some of the medications given just below during the final 30 days, ellaOne may be less suited to you. Your medical professional may prescribe a different type of (non-hormonal) emergency contraceptive, in other words. A copper intrauterine unit (Cu-IUD):

  • Medications utilized to deal with epilepsy (for instance, primidone, phenobarbital, phenytoin, fosphenytoine, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine and barbiturates)
  • Medications utilized to deal with tuberculosis (as an example, rifampicin, rifabutin)
  • A treatment plan for HIV (ritonavir, efavirenz, nevirapine)
  • A medication utilized to deal with infections that are fungalgriseofulvin)
  • Herbal solutions St that is containing John wort (Hypericum perforatum).

Confer with your medical practitioner or pharmacist before utilizing ellaOne if you use (or have actually recently used) any of the medications stated above.

Pregnancy, fertility and breast-feeding

Before you take this medication, if for example the duration is belated, inform your pharmacist, medical practitioner or other medical practioner, or do a maternity test to make certain you aren’t currently pregnant (see area precautions” and“Warning).

This medication is a contraceptive utilized to avoid a maternity from beginning. It will not interrupt an existing pregnancy if you are already pregnant.

That it will affect your pregnancy if you become pregnant despite taking this medicine, there is no evidence. Nonetheless, it is important which you see your physician. In terms of any maternity, your medical professional might desire to make sure that the maternity is certainly not beyond your womb. It is specially crucial when you yourself have previously had a pregnancy outside the womb, tubal surgery or long term (chronic) genital infection if you have severe abdominal (stomach) pain or bleeding or.

You are encouraged to ask your doctor to register your pregnancy in an official registry if you become pregnant despite taking ellaOne. You can report this given informative data on your personal at www. Your details will remain anonymous – no body will understand it really is information regarding you. Sharing your details may assist feamales in the near future comprehend the safety or risks of ellaOne throughout a maternity.

While you are breast-feeding a baby, do not breast-feed for one week after taking this medication invest the this medication. With this right time, it is strongly recommended to make use of a breast pump so that you can keep milk manufacturing, but dispose of your breast milk. The result of breast-feeding your infant in the week after using this medication is certainly not understood.

This medication shall maybe not influence your personal future fertility. When you yourself have non-safe sex after using the tablet, you won’t stop you against getting pregnant. Therefore it is crucial you employ condoms until the next period. You can do so but you should also use condoms until your next period if you wish to start or continue with a regular method of contraception after using this medicine.

Driving and machines that are using

After using this medication, some women encounter dizziness, drowsiness, blurred eyesight and/or lack of concentration (see part 4 “Possible negative effects”). If you have these signs, try not to drive or utilize devices.

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