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Drug Name:


Generic Name and Formulations:
Levonorgestrel 1.5mg; tabs.

Afaxys Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ECONTRA EZ:

Prevention of pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse. Not for use as regular contraceptive.


Rule out pregnancy first. ≥17yrs: Take one single-dose as soon as possible but no later than 72hrs after unprotected intercourse. If vomiting occurs within 2hrs, may consider repeating dose (consult physician).


<17yrs: not applicable.


See full labeling. Known or suspected pregnancy.


See full labeling. Ectopic pregnancy. Does not protect against HIV/AIDS or STDs.


Drugs (eg, barbiturates, carbamazepine, phenytoin) or herbal products (eg, St. John's wort) that induce certain enzymes (eg, CYP3A4) may decrease effectiveness.

Pharmacological Class:

Emergency contraceptive.

Adverse Reactions:

Menstrual changes, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, dizziness, breast pain/tenderness.

How Supplied:

Tabs—1, 12

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