Generic Name - Levonorgestrel ethinyl estradiol
Category - Contraceptive
Ovulation and pregnancy.
Generic for Levora* is effective as oral contraceptives (birth control pills or "the pill"). Similar to the natural sex hormones (estrogen and progesterone) produced in a woman's body, Levonorgestrel ethinyl estradiol (Generic for Levora*) is a combination of estrogen and progestin. These products can prevent ovulation and pregnancy.
Generic for Levora* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Levora* 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.
Generic for Levora* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Blood sugar problems, like diabetes
Cancer of the breast, cervix, ovary, uterus, vagina, or unusual vaginal bleeding that has not been evaluated by a health care professional
Heart or circulation problems
High blood pressure
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Levora*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
A tetracycline antibiotic
Generic for Levora* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericLevora*
For a 21 day schedule the usual recommended dosage of Generic for Levora* is an oral contraceptive taken every day for a 3-week period, followed by 1 week of no oral contraceptives and this cycle is repeated each month. The dosage should be started on the first Sunday after the beginning of the menstrual period, one tablet taken daily (at the same time each day) for the next 21 days. One should wait 1 week before taking any more tablets and the menstrual period should occur during this time.
Generic for Levora* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Levora* side Effects include chest pain, coughing up blood, dizziness or fainting spells, leg, arm or groin pain, severe or sudden headaches, stomach pain (severe), sudden shortness of breath and sudden loss of coordination.
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 Levora*.
Generic for Levora* and Pregnancy
Generic for Levora* being an oral contraceptive is not recommended for use during pregnancy and should be discontinued if you become pregnant or think you are pregnant.
Generic for Levora* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Levora* passes into the breast milk and can change the content or lower the amount of breast milk. Also, they may shorten a woman's ability to breast-feed by about 1 month, especially when the mother is only partially breast-feeding. Hence, talk to your doctor and seek medical advice.
Generic for Levora* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Levora* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Levora* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Levora* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Levora* 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.