Generic Name - Levonorgestrel ethinyl estradiol
Category - Oral Contraceptives
Relief of bronchopasm
Generic for Alesse* is indicated for the prevention of birth control or pregnancy. Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol prevents pregnancy by thickening the cervical mucous thus making it hard for the sperm to move towards the uterus. Generic for Alesse* also prevents the attachment of an egg to the uterus.
Generic for Alesse* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
GenericAlesse* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
GenericAlesse* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment condition.
Bleeding or Blood-clotting disorders
Seizures or epilepsy
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Alesse* thus may decrease the effectiveness of birth control resulting in pregnancy. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Pencillin antibiotic such as Amoxicillin
Tetracycline antibiotic such as Demeclocycline
Barbiturate such as Amobarbital
Generic for Alesse* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericAlesse*
To achieve maximum contraceptive effectiveness, Generic for Alesse* must be taken exactly as directed and at intervals not exceeding 24 hours. The dosage of Generic for Alesse* is one pink tablet daily for 21 consecutive days, followed by one light-green inert tablet daily for 7 consecutive days, according to the prescribed schedule.
Generic for Alesse* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Alesse* side Effects include stomach pain (severe), sudden shortness of breath, sudden loss of coordination, especially on one side of the body, swelling of the hands, feet or ankles, rapid weight gain, vision or speech problems and weakness or numbness in the arms or legs, especially on one side of the body.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Alesse*.
Generic for Alesse* and Pregnancy
Generic for Alesse* is not recommended for use during pregnancy and should be discontinued if you become pregnant. Studies indicate that fetal injuries occur if Levonorgestrel Ethinyl Estradiol is taken accidentally during pregnancy.
Generic for Alesse* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Alesse* pass into the human milk and can change the content or lower the amount of breast milk. Hence it is recommended to stop breast-feeding while taking Generic for Alesse*.
Generic for Alesse* and Pediatric
Safety and efficacy of Generic for Alesse* are expected to be the samefor postpubertal adolescents under the age of 16 and users 16 and older. Use of Generic for Alesse* before menarche is not indicated.
Generic for Alesse*and Geriatric
The safety and efficacy of Generic for Alesse* in women over 65 years of age has not been studied.
The above information about Generic for Alesse* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.