Levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol makes up Rigevidon tablets which are used to prevent pregnancy. They act by stopping ovulation, thickening fluid at the neck of the womb in order to inhibit the sperm entering, and alter the womb lining so it is less likely to accept a fertilised egg.
Levonorgestrel, ethinylestradiol, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, talc, maize starch, lactose monohydrate, sucrose, calcium carbonate, titanium dioxide, copovidone, macrogol 6000, povidone carmellose sodium.
How to take
One pill should be taken at the same time each day for 21 days, then after a 7 day break, the next blister strip of pill should be started.
Vaginitis, dizziness and weight changes are all possible side effects. An increased risk for blood clots also occurs with this medication, so patients should see their GP if they see any signs of this.
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