ELLAONE table. 30 mg. 1 table
ELLAONE table. 30 mg. 1 table
WHAT IS ELLAONE AND WHAT IT IS USED
Ellaone is an oral emergency contraceptive, which means it can be used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or if your contraceptive method has failed, for example:
if you or your partner's condom broke, or slipped off, or if you forgot to use a condom;
If you forget to take your pill on time.
You can use Ellaone up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure.
Ellaone acts by modifying the activity of the natural hormone progesterone. Ellaone is not effective in all cases: 100 women taking Ellaone to 5 days after unprotected intercourse, approximately two will become pregnant.
Ellaone is not suitable as a regular method of contraception.
BEFORE YOU USE ELLAONE
Do not use Ellaone
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ulipristal acetate or any of the other ingredients of Ellaone
If you suspect that you are pregnant
Take special care with Ellaone
Emergency contraception is a backup method for preventing pregnancy and should be used
from time to time. Information regarding safety and efficacy in multiple use
of Ellaone is limited, so it is recommended not to use Ellaone more than once in the same menstrual cycle.
Talk to your doctor, healthcare provider or pharmacist if you have liver disease. Do not use Ellaone in case of severe liver disease.
Tell your doctor if you have severe asthma.
After using Ellaone, if you want to have sex, you must use a reliable method of contraception, such as condoms. This is because Ellaone will not work again if you have unprotected sex.
If you are currently taking hormonal contraceptives (eg the pill), you can continue taking their usual, but you should use a reliable method of contraception, such as condoms until your next period.
After taking Ellaone, when most women have a normal period at the expected time, but some may have a lag time or earlier than normal
If your period zakanyava more than 7 days or is unusually light or unusually severe or if symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or pain in the chest, or if you have any doubt that you are pregnant, you should take a pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant.
If you do become pregnant after taking Ellaone, it is important to contact your doctor 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 or bleeding after taking Ellaone or if you had a previous ectopic pregnancy, tubal surgery or long term.
(Chronic) genital infection (pelvic inflammatory disease).
If you are worried about sexually transmitted diseases: Ellaone will not protect you against HIV
infection (AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases (such as chlamydia, genital herpes, genital
warts, gonorrhea, hepatitis B and syphilis). Only condoms can help prevent these diseases.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor, healthcare provider or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Be sure to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the medicines listed below, as these drugs may reduce the effectiveness of Ellaone.
Some drugs used to treat epilepsy (phenytoin, phenobarbital, carbamazepine)
Some drugs used to treat HIV infection (ritonavir)
Medicines used to treat certain bacterial infections (such as rifampicin)
Herbal remedies containing St John's wort (Hypericum Perforatum), used to treat depression or anxiety
Certain medicines used to treat stomach acidity and ulcers (eg, omeprazole)
Ellaone may also make regular hormonal contraceptives less effective. Therefore, you should use a reliable form of barrier contraception such as a condom, until next time.
Ellaone should not be used in conjunction with emergency contraceptives containing levonorgestrel.
The activity of Ellaone can be increased if you take certain medications, such as drugs to treat
fungal infections (eg ketoconazole, itraconazole), or certain infections (eg,
Pregnancy and lactation
Ellaone should not be taken if you are already pregnant. Using Ellaone, while pregnant can affect the fetus. In case of a suspected pregnancy should take a pregnancy test.
If you are breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is not recommended in 36 hours after Ellaone: If you take Ellaone
during lactation should breastfeed your baby immediately before taking the tablet Ellaone,
then pump and discard milk for 36 hours after Ellaone. Breastfeeding can be resumed after 36 hours.
Driving and operating machinery
After taking Ellaone, some women experience dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision and / or interference
attention. Do not drive or work machinery if these symptoms pochuvstavate.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Ellaone
Ellaone contains lactose monohydrate. If you were told by your doctor that you have
intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
HOW TO USE ELLAONE
Always use Ellaone exactly as you told your doctor, healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Take one tablet by mouth as soon as possible and no later than 120 hours (five days) after
had unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure. Do not delay taking the tablet.
You can take Ellaone either before, during or after meals.
You can take Ellaone at any time in your cycle.
If you vomit within three hours after taking the tablet Ellaone, you should consult with your doctor to take another tablet.
If you use more Ellaone, than you should
No serious harmful effects from taking several doses of this medicine at once. Desirability is nonetheless ask your doctor, healthcare provider or pharmacist for advice.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Ellaone can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
The frequency of possible side effects listed below is defined using the following convention:
common (affects 1 to 10 users in 100)
uncommon (affects 1 to 10 users in 1000)
rare (affects 1 to 10 users in 10,000)
Common side effects:
Nausea, abdominal pain, upper abdominal pain, stomach discomfort, vomiting
Painful menstruation, pelvic pain, breast tenderness
Changes in mood
Muscle aches, backache
Uncommon side effects:
Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dry mouth, constipation, heartburn, flatulence
Abnormal vaginal bleeding and menstrual disorders (prolonged periods of time, light unexpected vaginal bleeding, vaginal bleeding, severe / prolonged periods, premenstrual syndrome)
Vaginal irritation, vaginal discharge
Urinary Tract Infection
Nose / throat infections, flu, fever, chills
Changes in appetite, emotional disorder, anxiety, agitation, trouble sleeping, drowsiness, irritability, decreased / increased libido
Acne, skin lesion, pruritus
Rare side effects:
Genital itching, pain during intercourse, rupture of pre-existing ovarian cyst, genital pain, abnormal sensation during menstruation, abnormal periods of light PID
Urinary colored urine, kidney stones, kidney and bladder
Acid reflux, toothache
Attention deficit, dizziness, tremors, disorientation, smell and taste, poor quality of sleep, fainting
Abnormal sensation in the eye, bloodshot eyes, eye sensitivity to light, eye infection stye
Chest discomfort, irritation, feeling of thirst
Congestion of the nose and throat, coughing, dry throat, dehydration
Bleeding from the nose
Pain in hands / feet, joint pain
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor, healthcare provider or pharmacist.
HOW TO STORE ELLAONE
Keep out of reach of children.
Keep the blister in the outer carton to protect from light.