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Package leaflet: Information for the user
®

Levonelle One Step 1.5mg tablet
(levonorgestrel)
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this
medicine because it contains important information for you.
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as
your pharmacist has told you.
► Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
► Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
► If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
See section 4.

In all women, emergency contraception should be taken as soon
as possible after unprotected intercourse. There is some evidence
that Levonelle One Step may be less effective with increasing
body weight or body mass index (BMI), but these data were
limited and inconclusive. Therefore, Levonelle One Step is still
recommended for all women regardless of their weight or BMI.
You are advised to speak to a healthcare professional if you are
concerned about any problems related to taking emergency
contraception.

The name of your medicine is Levonelle One Step 1.5mg tablet
but will be referred to as Levonelle One Step throughout this
leaflet.
What is in this leaflet:
1. What Levonelle One step is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take Levonelle One Step
3. How to take Levonelle One Step
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Levonelle One step
6. Contents of the pack and other information

If you are worried about sexually transmitted diseases
If you did not use a condom (or if it has been torn or slid down)
during the intercourse, it might be possible that you have caught a
sexually transmitted disease or the HIV virus.
This medicine will not protect you against sexually transmitted
diseases, only condoms can do this. Ask your doctor, nurse,
family planning clinic or pharmacist for advice if you are worried
about this.

1. What Levonelle One Step is and what it is used for
Levonelle One Step is an emergency contraceptive that can be
used within 72 hours (3 days) of unprotected sex or if your usual
contraceptive method has failed.
Levonelle One Step contains a synthetic hormone like substance
called levonorgestrel. It prevents about 84% of expected
pregnancies when you take it within 72 hours of having
unprotected sex. It will not prevent a pregnancy every time and is
more effective if you take it as soon as possible after unprotected
sex. It is better to take it within 12 hours rather than delay until the
third day.
Levonelle One Step is thought to work by:
► stopping your ovaries from releasing an egg;
► preventing sperm from fertilising any egg you may have
already released.
► stopping a fertilised egg from attaching itself to your womb
lining.
Levonelle One Step can only prevent you becoming pregnant if
you take it within 72 hours of unprotected sex. It does not work if
you are already pregnant. If you have unprotected sex after taking
Levonelle One Step, it will not stop you from becoming pregnant.
2. What you need to know before you take Levonelle One
Step
Do not use Levonelle One Step if:
► you are allergic to levonorgestrel or any of the other
ingredients of this medicine listed in section 6.
Warnings and precautions
If any of the following points apply to you, talk to your doctor
before you take Levonelle One Step as emergency contraception
may not be suitable for you.
Your doctor may prescribe another type of emergency
contraception for you.
► If you are pregnant or think that you may already be pregnant.
This medicine will not work if you are already pregnant. If you
are already pregnant Levonelle One Step cannot terminate
pregnancy, so Levonelle One Step is not an “abortion pill”.
You may already be pregnant if:
► your period is more than 5 days late, or you have experienced
unusual bleeding when your next period is due
► you have had unprotected sex more than 72 hours ago, and
since your last period.
Children and adolescents
Levonelle One Step is not recommended for young women under
16 years of age without medical supervision.
The use of Levonelle One Step is not advised if:
► you have a disease of your small bowel (such as Crohn‟s
disease) that inhibits the absorption of the drug
► you have severe liver problems
► you have a history of ectopic pregnancy (where the baby
develops somewhere outside the womb)
► you have ever had a disease called salpingitis (inflammation
of the Fallopian tubes).
A previous ectopic pregnancy or previous infection of the fallopian
tubes increases the risk of a new ectopic pregnancy.
Your doctor may decide that Levonelle One Step is not suitable for
you, or that another type of emergency contraception would be
better for you.

Other medicines and Levonelle One Step
Tell your pharmacist or doctor if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a
prescription or herbal medicines.
Some medicines may prevent Levonelle One Step from working
effectively. If you have used any of the medicines below during the
last 4 weeks, Levonelle One Step may be less suitable for you.
Your doctor may prescribe another type of (non-hormonal)
emergency contraceptive, i.e. a copper intrauterine device (CuIUD). If this is not an option for you or if you are unable to see
your doctor promptly, you can take a double dose of Levonelle
One Step:
► barbiturates and other medicines (used to treat epilepsy (for
example, primidone, phenytoin, and carbamazepine)
► medicines used to treat tuberculosis (for example, rifampicin,
rifabutin)
► a treatment for HIV infection (ritonavir, efavirenz)
► a medicine used to treat fungal infections (griseofulvin)
► herbal remedies containing St John‟s wort (Hypericum
perforatum)
Speak to your pharmacist or doctor if you need further advice on
the correct dose for you.
Consult your doctor as soon as possible after taking the tablets for
further advice on a reliable form of regular contraception and to
exclude a pregnancy. (See section also 3 “How to take Levonelle
One Step” for further advice).
Levonelle One Step may also affect how well other medicines
work
► a medicine called cyclosporin (suppresses the immune
system).
How often can you use Levonelle One Step
You should only use Levonelle One Step in emergencies and not
as a regular method of contraception.
If Levonelle One Step is used more than once in a menstrual cycle
it is more likely to upset your menstrual cycle (period).
Levonelle One Step does not work as well as regular methods of
contraception. Your doctor, practice nurse or family planning clinic
can tell you about long-term methods of contraception which are
more effective in preventing you from getting pregnant.
Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant
or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for
advice before taking this medicine.
Pregnancy
You should not take this medicine if you are already pregnant. If
you do become pregnant even after taking this medicine, it is
important that you see your doctor. There is no evidence that
Levonelle One Step will harm a baby that develops in your
uterus/womb if you use Levonelle One Step as described.
Nevertheless, your doctor may want to check that the pregnancy
is not ectopic (where the baby develops somewhere outside the
womb). This is especially important if you develop severe
abdominal pain after taking Levonelle One Step or if you have
previously had an ectopic pregnancy, Fallopian tube surgery or
pelvic inflammatory disease.

Breast-feeding
Very small amounts of the active ingredient of this medicine may
appear in your breast milk. This is not thought to be harmful to the
baby, but if you are worried you can take your tablet immediately
after a breast-feeding and avoid nursing at least 8 hours following
tablet taking. In this way you are taking your tablet well before the
next feed and reducing the amount of active ingredient your baby
may take in with the breast milk.

Your next period after you took Levonelle One Step
After the use of Levonelle One Step, your period is usually normal
and will start at the usual day; however sometimes, this will be a
few days later or earlier.
If your period starts more than 5 days later than expected, an
„abnormal‟ bleeding occurs at that time or if you think that you
might be pregnant, you should check whether you are pregnant by
a pregnancy test.

Fertility
Levonelle One Step increases the possibility of menstruation
disturbances which can sometimes lead to earlier or later
ovulation date. These changes can result in modified fertility date,
however there are no fertility data in the long-term.

If you take more Levonelle One Step than you should
Although there have been no reports of serious harmful effects
from taking too many tablets at once, you may feel sick, actually
be sick (vomit), or have vaginal bleeding. You should ask your
pharmacist, doctor, practice nurse or family planning clinic for
advice, especially if you have been sick, as the tablet may not
have worked properly.

Driving and using machines
Your Levonelle One Step is unlikely to affect your ability to drive a
car or use machines. However, if you feel tired or dizzy do not
drive or operate machinery.
Levonelle One Step contains lactose
In case of milk sugar (lactose) intolerance it should be considered
that each Levonelle One Step tablet also contains 142.5mg
lactose monohydrate.
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance
to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal
product.
3. How to take Levonelle One Step
Always use this medicine exactly as described in the leaflet or as
your pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or
pharmacist if you are not sure.
Use in children and adolescents
This medicine is not recommended for use in children. If you are
under 16, you must visit your doctor or family planning clinic to get
emergency contraception.
► Take the tablet as soon as possible, preferably within 12
hours, and no later than 72 hours (3 days) after you have had
unprotected sex. Levonelle One Step can be taken at any time
in your menstrual cycle assuming you are not already
pregnant or think you may be pregnant. Do not chew but
swallow the tablet whole with water. Do not delay taking the
tablet. The tablet works best the sooner you take it after
having unprotected sex.
► If you are using one of the medicines that may prevent
Levonelle One Step from working properly (see section above
“Other medicines and Levonelle One Step”) or if you have
used one of these medicines in the past 4 weeks, Levonelle
One Step may work less effectively for you. Your doctor may
prescribe another type of (non-hormonal) emergency
contraceptive, i.e. a copper intrauterine device (Cu-IUD). If
this is not an option for you or if you are unable to see your
doctor promptly, you can take a double dose of Levonelle One
Step (i.e. 2 tablets taken together at the same time).
► If you are already using a regular method of contraception
such as the contraceptive pill, you can continue to take this at
your regular times.
If another unprotected intercourse takes place after the use of
Levonelle One Step (also if this is during the same menstrual
cycle), the tablet will not exert its contraceptive effect and there is
again the risk of pregnancy.
What to do if you are sick (vomit)
If you are sick (vomit) within three hours of taking the tablet, you
should take another tablet. You will need to contact your
pharmacist, doctor, practice nurse or family planning clinic
immediately for one more tablet.
After you have taken Levonelle One Step
After you have taken Levonelle One Step, if you want to have sex,
and are not using the contraceptive pill, you should use condoms
or a cap plus spermicide until your next menstrual period. This is
because Levonelle One Step won‟t work if you have unprotected
sex again, before your next period is due.
After you have taken Levonelle One Step, you are advised to
make an appointment to see your doctor about three weeks later,
to make sure that Levonelle One Step has worked. If your period
is more than 5 days late or is unusually light or unusually heavy,
you should contact your doctor as soon as possible. If you do
become pregnant even after taking this medicine, it is important
that you see your doctor.
Your doctor can also tell you about longer term methods of
contraception which are more effective in preventing you from
getting pregnant.
If you continue to use regular hormonal contraception such as the
contraceptive pill and you do not have a bleed in your pill-free
period, see your doctor to make sure you are not pregnant.

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask
your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although
not everybody gets them.
Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people):
► Feeling sick (nausea)
► You might have some irregular bleeding until your next period
► You might have lower abdominal pain
► Tiredness
► Headache.
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
► Being sick (vomiting). If you are sick, read the section „What to
do if you are sick (vomit)‟.
► Your period might be different. Most women will have a
normal period at the expected time, but some may have their
period later or earlier than normal. You might also have some
irregular bleeding or spotting until your next period. If your
period is more than 5 days late or is unusually light or
unusually heavy, you should contact your doctor as soon as
possible.
► You might have tender breasts, diarrhoea, feel dizzy after
taking this medicine.
Very rare effects (may affect up to 1 in 10000 people):
► Abdominal pain, rash, urticaria, pruritus, swelling of the face,
pelvic pain, painful period.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or
nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this
leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on
the safety of this medicine.
5. How to store Levonelle One Step
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in original package in order to protect from light.
Do not take Levonelle One Step after the expiry date which is
stated on the carton or blister label after „Exp‟. The expiry date
refers to the last day of that month.
If your tablet becomes discoloured or shows any signs of
deterioration, you should seek the advice of your pharmacist.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household
waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no
longer required. These measures will help to protect the
environment.
6. Contents of pack and the other information
What Levonelle One Step contains
The active substance is levonorgestrel. One tablet contains 1.5mg
of levonorgestrel. The other ingredients are potato starch, maize
starch, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, talc,
lactose monohydrate.
What Levonelle One Step looks like and contents of the pack
Each tablet is round, white and embossed with „G00‟ on one side
and plain on other side. Levonelle One Step comes in blister
packs containing 1 tablet.
Manufactured by: Gedeon Richter Ltd., Gyömrői Út 19-21 1103
Budapest, Hungary.
Procured from within the EU and repackaged by Product
Licence Holder: B&S Healthcare, Unit 4, Bradfield Road, Ruislip,
Middlesex, HA4 0NU, UK.
Levonelle® One Step 1.5mg tablet
PL 18799/2319
P
Leaflet date: 29.09.2016
Levonelle is a registered trademark of the Bayer group.

Package leaflet: Information for the use

Levonorgestrel One Step 1.5mg tablet
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this
medicine because it contains important information for you.
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as
your pharmacist has told you.
► Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
► Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
► If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
See section 4.

In all women, emergency contraception should be taken as soon as
possible after unprotected intercourse. There is some evidence that
Levonorgestrel One Step may be less effective with increasing body
weight or body mass index (BMI), but these data were limited and
inconclusive. Therefore, Levonorgestrel One Step is still
recommended for all women regardless of their weight or BMI.
You are advised to speak to a healthcare professional if you are
concerned about any problems related to taking emergency
contraception.

The name of your medicine is Levonorgestrel One Step 1.5mg
tablet but will be referred to as Levonorgestrel One Step throughout
this leaflet.
What is in this leaflet:
1. What Levonorgestrel One Step is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take Levonelle One Step

If you are worried about sexually transmitted diseases
If you did not use a condom (or if it has been torn or slid down)
during the intercourse, it might be possible that you have caught a
sexually transmitted disease or the HIV virus.
This medicine will not protect you against sexually transmitted
diseases, only condoms can do this. Ask your doctor, nurse, family
planning clinic or pharmacist for advice if you are worried about this.

3.
4.
5.
6.

How to take Levonorgestrel One Step
Possible side effects
How to store Levonelle One step
Contents of the pack and other information

1. What Levonorgestrel One Step is and what it is used for
Levonorgestrel One Step is an emergency contraceptive that can
be used within 72 hours (3 days) of unprotected sex or if your usual
contraceptive method has failed.
Levonorgestrel One Step contains a synthetic hormone like
substance called levonorgestrel. It prevents about 84% of expected
pregnancies when you take it within 72 hours of having unprotected
sex. It will not prevent a pregnancy every time and is more effective
if you take it as soon as possible after unprotected sex. It is better
to take it within 12 hours rather than delay until the third day.
Levonorgestrel One Step is thought to work by:
► stopping your ovaries from releasing an egg;
► preventing sperm from fertilising any egg you may have already
released.
► stopping a fertilised egg from attaching itself to your womb
lining.
Levonorgestrel One Step can only prevent you becoming pregnant
if you take it within 72 hours of unprotected sex. It does not work if
you are already pregnant. If you have unprotected sex after taking
Levonelle One Step, it will not stop you from becoming pregnant.
2. What you need to know before you take Levonorgestrel
One Step
Do not use Levonorgestrel One Step if:
► you are allergic to levonorgestrel or any of the other ingredients
of this medicine listed in section 6.
Warnings and precautions
If any of the following points apply to you, talk to your doctor before
you take Levonorgestrel One Step as emergency contraception
may not be suitable for you.
Your doctor may prescribe another type of emergency
contraception for you.
► If you are pregnant or think that you may already be pregnant.
This medicine will not work if you are already pregnant. If you
are already pregnant Levonorgestrel One Step cannot
terminate pregnancy, so Levonorgestrel One Step is not an
“abortion pill”.
You may already be pregnant if:
► your period is more than 5 days late, or you have experienced
unusual bleeding when your next period is due
► you have had unprotected sex more than 72 hours ago, and
since your last period.
Children and adolescents
Levonorgestrel One Step is not recommended for young women
under 16 years of age without medical supervision.
The use of Levonorgestrel One Step is not advised if:
► you have a disease of your small bowel (such as Crohn‟s
disease) that inhibits the absorption of the drug
► you have severe liver problems
► you have a history of ectopic pregnancy (where the baby
develops somewhere outside the womb)
► you have ever had a disease called salpingitis (inflammation of
the Fallopian tubes).
A previous ectopic pregnancy or previous infection of the fallopian
tubes increases the risk of a new ectopic pregnancy.
Your doctor may decide that Levonorgestrel One Step is not
suitable for you, or that another type of emergency contraception
would be better for you.

Other medicines and Levonelle One Step
Tell your pharmacist or doctor if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a
prescription or herbal medicines.
Some medicines may prevent Levonorgestrel One Step from
working effectively. If you have used any of the medicines below
during the last 4 weeks, Levonorgestrel One Step may be less
suitable for you. Your doctor may prescribe another type of (nonhormonal) emergency contraceptive, i.e. a copper intrauterine
device (Cu-IUD). If this is not an option for you or if you are unable
to see your doctor promptly, you can take a double dose of
Levonelle One Step:
► barbiturates and other medicines (used to treat epilepsy (for
example, primidone, phenytoin, and carbamazepine)
► medicines used to treat tuberculosis (for example, rifampicin,
rifabutin)
► a treatment for HIV infection (ritonavir, efavirenz)
► a medicine used to treat fungal infections (griseofulvin)
► herbal remedies containing St John‟s wort (Hypericum
perforatum)
Speak to your pharmacist or doctor if you need further advice on
the correct dose for you.
Consult your doctor as soon as possible after taking the tablets for
further advice on a reliable form of regular contraception and to
exclude a pregnancy. (See section also 3 “How to take Levonelle
One Step” for further advice).
Levonorgestrel One Step may also affect how well other medicines
work
► a medicine called cyclosporin (suppresses the immune system).
How often can you use Levonelle One Step
You should only use Levonorgestrel One Step in emergencies and
not as a regular method of contraception.
If Levonorgestrel One Step is used more than once in a menstrual
cycle it is more likely to upset your menstrual cycle (period).
Levonorgestrel One Step does not work as well as regular methods
of contraception. Your doctor, practice nurse or family planning
clinic can tell you about long-term methods of contraception which
are more effective in preventing you from getting pregnant.
Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or
are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for
advice before taking this medicine.
Pregnancy
You should not take this medicine if you are already pregnant. If
you do become pregnant even after taking this medicine, it is
important that you see your doctor. There is no evidence that
Levonorgestrel One Step will harm a baby that develops in your
uterus/womb if you use Levonorgestrel One Step as described.
Nevertheless, your doctor may want to check that the pregnancy is
not ectopic (where the baby develops somewhere outside the
womb). This is especially important if you develop severe
abdominal pain after taking Levonorgestrel One Step or if you have
previously had an ectopic pregnancy, Fallopian tube surgery or
pelvic inflammatory disease.
Breast-feeding
Very small amounts of the active ingredient of this medicine may
appear in your breast milk. This is not thought to be harmful to the
baby, but if you are worried you can take your tablet immediately
after a breast-feeding and avoid nursing at least 8 hours following
tablet taking. In this way you are taking your tablet well before the
next feed and reducing the amount of active ingredient your baby
may take in with the breast milk.

Fertility
Levonorgestrel One Step increases the possibility of menstruation
disturbances which can sometimes lead to earlier or later ovulation
date. These changes can result in modified fertility date, however
there are no fertility data in the long-term.
Driving and using machines
Your Levonorgestrel One Step is unlikely to affect your ability to
drive a car or use machines. However, if you feel tired or dizzy do
not drive or operate machinery.
Levonorgestrel One Step contains lactose
In case of milk sugar (lactose) intolerance it should be considered
that each Levonorgestrel One Step tablet also contains 142.5mg
lactose monohydrate.
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal
product.
3. How to take Levonorgestrel One Step
Always use this medicine exactly as described in the leaflet or as
your pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist
if you are not sure.
Use in children and adolescents
This medicine is not recommended for use in children. If you are
under 16, you must visit your doctor or family planning clinic to get
emergency contraception.
► Take the tablet as soon as possible, preferably within 12 hours,
and no later than 72 hours (3 days) after you have had
unprotected sex. Levonorgestrel One Step can be taken at any
time in your menstrual cycle assuming you are not already
pregnant or think you may be pregnant. Do not chew but
swallow the tablet whole with water. Do not delay taking the
tablet. The tablet works best the sooner you take it after having
unprotected sex.
► If you are using one of the medicines that may prevent
Levonorgestrel One Step from working properly (see section
above “Other medicines and Levonelle One Step”) or if you
have used one of these medicines in the past 4 weeks,
Levonorgestrel One Step may work less effectively for you.
Your doctor may prescribe another type of (non-hormonal)
emergency contraceptive, i.e. a copper intrauterine device
(Cu-IUD). If this is not an option for you or if you are unable to
see your doctor promptly, you can take a double dose of
Levonorgestrel One Step (i.e. 2 tablets taken together at the
same time).
► If you are already using a regular method of contraception such
as the contraceptive pill, you can continue to take this at your
regular times.
If another unprotected intercourse takes place after the use of
Levonorgestrel One Step (also if this is during the same menstrual
cycle), the tablet will not exert its contraceptive effect and there is
again the risk of pregnancy.
What to do if you are sick (vomit)
If you are sick (vomit) within three hours of taking the tablet, you
should take another tablet. You will need to contact your
pharmacist, doctor, practice nurse or family planning clinic
immediately for one more tablet.
After you have taken Levonelle One Step
After you have taken Levonelle One Step, if you want to have sex,
and are not using the contraceptive pill, you should use condoms or
a cap plus spermicide until your next menstrual period. This is
because Levonorgestrel One Step won‟t work if you have
unprotected sex again, before your next period is due.
After you have taken Levonelle One Step, you are advised to make
an appointment to see your doctor about three weeks later, to make
sure that Levonorgestrel One Step has worked. If your period is
more than 5 days late or is unusually light or unusually heavy, you
should contact your doctor as soon as possible. If you do become
pregnant even after taking this medicine, it is important that you see
your doctor.
Your doctor can also tell you about longer term methods of
contraception which are more effective in preventing you from
getting pregnant.
If you continue to use regular hormonal contraception such as the
contraceptive pill and you do not have a bleed in your pill-free
period, see your doctor to make sure you are not pregnant.
Your next period after you took Levonelle One Step
After the use of Levonelle One Step, your period is usually normal
and will start at the usual day; however sometimes, this will be a
few days later or earlier.
If your period starts more than 5 days later than expected, an
„abnormal‟ bleeding occurs at that time or if you think that you might
be pregnant, you should check whether you are pregnant by a
pregnancy test.

If you take more Levonorgestrel One Step than you should
Although there have been no reports of serious harmful effects from
taking too many tablets at once, you may feel sick, actually be sick
(vomit), or have vaginal bleeding. You should ask your pharmacist,
doctor, practice nurse or family planning clinic for advice, especially
if you have been sick, as the tablet may not have worked properly.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask
your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although
not everybody gets them.
Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people):
► Feeling sick (nausea)
► You might have some irregular bleeding until your next period
► You might have lower abdominal pain
► Tiredness
► Headache.
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
► Being sick (vomiting). If you are sick, read the section „What to
do if you are sick (vomit)'.
► Your period might be different. Most women will have a normal
period at the expected time, but some may have their period
later or earlier than normal. You might also have some irregular
bleeding or spotting until your next period. If your period is more
than 5 days late or is unusually light or unusually heavy, you
should contact your doctor as soon as possible.
► You might have tender breasts, diarrhoea, feel dizzy after
taking this medicine.
Very rare effects (may affect up to 1 in 10000 people):
► Abdominal pain, rash, urticaria, pruritus, swelling of the face,
pelvic pain, painful period.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You
can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on
the safety of this medicine.
5. How to store Levonelle One Step
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in original package in order to protect from light.
Do not take Levonorgestrel One Step after the expiry date which is
stated on the carton or blister label after „Exp‟. The expiry date
refers to the last day of that month.
If your tablet becomes discoloured or shows any signs of
deterioration, you should seek the advice of your pharmacist.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household
waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer
required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of pack and the other information
What Levonorgestrel One Step contains
The active substance is levonorgestrel. One tablet contains 1.5mg
of levonorgestrel. The other ingredients are potato starch, maize
starch, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, talc, lactose
monohydrate.
What Levonorgestrel One Step looks like and contents of the
pack
Each tablet is round, white and embossed with „G00‟ on one side
and plain on other side. Levonorgestrel One Step comes in blister
packs containing 1 tablet.
Manufactured by: Gedeon Richter Ltd., Gyömrői Út 19-21 1103
Budapest, Hungary.
Procured from within the EU and repackaged by Product
Licence Holder: B&S Healthcare, Unit 4, Bradfield Road, Ruislip,
Middlesex, HA4 0NU, UK.
Levonorgestrel One Step 1.5mg tablet
P
PL 18799/2319
Leaflet date: 29.09.2016

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