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Levonorgestrel

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Contraceptive Postinor-2® Adult

Levonorgestrel - Handling

How should I handle Levonorgestrel safely?

Levonorgestrel - Storage

How should I store Levonorgestrel?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of Levonorgestrel safely?

​Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.

Levonorgestrel - Additional Information

When can I start my regular hormonal contraception after taking Postinor-2 (Levonorgestrel)?

You can continue or start any birth control method right away. For the next 7 days, you also must use a barrier method (for example: condoms, diaphragm, and spermicides) along with your regular birth control method, or not have sexual intercourse.

  • Updated on Sunday, June 30, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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