Aftera [OTC]; EContra EZ [OTC]; Liletta; Mirena; My Way [DSC]; My Way [OTC]; Next Choice One Dose [DSC]; Next Choice One Dose [OTC]; Opcicon One-Step [OTC]; Plan B; Plan B One-Step; Plan B One-Step [OTC]; Skyla; Take Action [OTC]
Jaydess; Mirena; Next Choice; NorLevo; Option 2; Plan B
- It is used to prevent pregnancy.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
IUD (intrauterine device):
- If you have been given this form of this drug, talk with your doctor about the benefits and risks. Talk with your doctor if you have questions or concerns about using this drug.
- If you have an allergy to levonorgestrel or any other part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Do not take this drug if you are pregnant.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that you use this drug.
- This drug does not stop the spread of diseases like HIV or hepatitis that are passed through blood or having sex. Do not have any kind of sex without using a latex or polyurethane condom. Do not share needles or other things like toothbrushes or razors. Talk with your doctor.
- This drug will not end a pregnancy.
- This drug is not for regular use to prevent pregnancy.
- Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Very bad belly pain.
- If your period is delayed for more than 7 days.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Breast soreness.
- Period (menstrual) changes. These include lots of bleeding, spotting, or bleeding between cycles.
- Belly pain.
- Feeling tired or weak.
- Start this drug less than 72 hours after unprotected sex.
- If you throw up within 2 hours of taking this drug, you may need to take 1 more dose. Call your doctor right away.
- Call the doctor to find out what to do.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.