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Levonorgestrel Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Levonorgestrel is also known as: Aftera, Athentia Next, EContra EZ, Fallback Solo, Liletta, Mirena, My Way, Next Choice, Next Choice One Dose, Norplant System, Opcicon One-Step, Plan B, Plan B One-Step, Skyla

Levonorgestrel Pregnancy Warnings

Levonorgestrel has been assigned to pregnancy category X by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. The are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Levonorgestrel is considered contraindicated during pregnancy.

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Levonorgestrel Breastfeeding Warnings

Levonorgestrel is excreted into human milk. However, no adverse effects have been found on breast-feeding performance, either in quality or quantity of the milk, or on the health, growth, or development of the infant. Levonorgestrel is considered compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Mirena (levonorgestrel)." Berlex Laboratories, Richmond, CA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Plan B (levonorgestrel)." Women's Capital Corporation, Bellevue, WA.

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