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Loette is a birth control pill, prescribed after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure. It inhibits ovulation, prevents transport of sperm or eggs and thus prevents fertilization and alters the lining of the uterus to prevent implantation if fertilization occurs.  

Drug information on Loette (Ethinylestradiol) from Wyeth Limited

Loette

  Tablet  
Wyeth Limited
Generic : Levonorgestrel
 41.33
0.10/0.02mg
10 Tablets
Combination of Generics : Levonorgestrel, Ethinylestradiol
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Side effects of Levonorgestrel

  Central Nervous System: Headache, dizziness, increased pressure around the brain and depression.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, obstruction in bile movement, jaundice and appetite disturbances.

  Genitourinary: Menstrual irregularities, changes in libido, breast discomfort and fluid retention.

  Miscellaneous: Weight changes, swelling of legs, hair loss and low platelet counts.

When is Levonorgestrel not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Known or suspected pregnancy; hypersensitivity.


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