Contraception:

Recent Updates:

Monograph added.

Indications for MY WAY:

Prevention of pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse. Not for use as regular contraceptive.

Adult:

Rule out pregnancy first. <17yrs: ℞ only. ≥17yrs: Take one single-dose as soon as possible but no later than 72hrs after unprotected intercourse. If vomiting occurs within 2hrs, may consider repeating dose.

Children:

Premenarchal: not applicable.

Contraindications:

Known or suspected pregnancy.

Warnings/Precautions:

See full labeling. Ectopic pregnancy. Not effective in terminating an existing pregnancy. Does not protect against STI/HIV. Not for use in postmenopausal women. Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Emergency contraceptive.

Interactions:

Drugs (eg, barbiturates, carbamazepine, phenytoin) or herbal products (eg, St. John's wort) that induce certain enzymes (eg, CYP3A4) may decrease effectiveness.

Adverse Reactions:

Heavier menstrual bleeding, nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, dizziness, breast tenderness.

How Supplied:

Tabs—1