Opcicon One-Step (levonorgestrel 1.5 mg) Dailymed
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Levonorgestrel, USP 1.5 mg
for womenÂ to reduceÂ chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex (if a contraceptive failed or if you did not use bir th control)
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to levonorgestrel
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) alert:
This product does not protect against HIV/AIDS or other STDs.
Do Not Use
- if you are already pregnant (because it will not work)
- for regular birth control
Ask A Doctor Or Pharmacist Before Use If
you are taking efavirenz (HIV medication) or rifampin (tuberculosis treatment) or medication for seizures (epilepsy). These medications may reduce the effectiveness of levonorgestrel.
When Using This Product You May Have
- menstrual changes
- lower stomach (abdominal) pain
- breast pain
Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
- take as soon as possible within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. The sooner you take it, the better it will work.Â
- if you vomit within 2 hours after taking the medication, call a healthcare professional to find out if you should repeat the dose
- read the instructions, warnings, and enclosed product leaflet before use
- do not use if carton is open or tear strip is removed or buler seal is broken or missing
- store at 20Â° to 25Â°C (68Â° to 77Â°F)
colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, talc
Questions Or Comments?
For more information, call toll free 1-800-818-4555 weekdays
(levonorgestrel) Tablet, 1.5 mg
One Tablet. One Step.
What You Need to Know
What is Opciconâ„˘ One-Step?
Opciconâ„˘ One-Step is emergency contraception that helps prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. It is a backup method of preventing pregnancy and should not be used as regular birth control.
What Opciconâ„˘ One-Step is not.
Opciconâ„˘ One-Step will not work if you are already pregnant and will not affect an existing pregnancy. Opciconâ„˘ One-Stepwill not protect you from HIV infection (the virus that causes AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
When should I use Opciconâ„˘ One-Step?
The sooner you take emergency contraception, the better it works. You should use Opciconâ„˘ One-Step within 72 hours (3 days) after you have had unprotected sex .
Opciconâ„˘ One-Step is a backup or emergency method of birth control you can use when:
- your regular birth control was used incorrectly or failed
- you did not use any birth control method
When not to use Opciconâ„˘ One-Step.
Opciconâ„˘ One-Step should not be used:
- as a regular birth control method, because it's not as effective as regular birth control.
- if you are already pregnant, because it will not work.
- if you are allergic to levonorgestrel or any other ingredients in Opciconâ„˘ One-Step.
When should I talk to a doctor or pharmacist?
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking efavirenz (HIV medication) or rifampin (tuberculosis treatment) or medication for seizures (epilepsy). These medications may reduce the effectiveness of Opciconâ„˘ One-Step and increase your chance of becoming pregnant. Your doctor may prescribe another form of emergency contraception that may not be affected by these medications.
How does Opciconâ„˘ One-Step work?
Opciconâ„˘ One-Step works before release of an egg from the ovary. As a result, Opciconâ„˘ One-Step usually stops or delays the release of an egg from the ovary. Opciconâ„˘ One-Step is one tablet that contains a higher dose of levonorgestrel than birth control pills and works in a similar way to prevent pregnancy.
How can I get the best results from Opciconâ„˘ One-Step?
You have 72 hours (3 days) to try to prevent pregnancy after birth control failure or unprotected sex. The sooner you take Opciconâ„˘ One-Step, the better it works.
How effective is Opciconâ„˘ One-Step?
If Opciconâ„˘ One-Step is taken as directed, it can significantly decrease the chance that you will get pregnant. About 7 out of every 8 women who would have gotten pregnant will not become pregnant.
How will I know Opciconâ„˘ One-Step worked?
You will know Opciconâ„˘ One-Step has been effective when you get your next period, which should come at the expected time, or within a week of the expected time. If your period is delayed beyond 1 week, it is possible you may be pregnant. You should get a pregnancy test and follow up with your healthcare professional.
Will I experience any side effects?
- some women may have changes in their period, such as a period that is heavier or lighter or a period that is early or late. If your period is more than a week late, you may be pregnant.
- if you have severe abdominal pain, you may have an ectopic pregnancy, and should get immediate medical attention.
- when used as directed, Opciconâ„˘ One-Step is safe and effective. Side effects may include changes in your period, nausea, lower stomach (abdominal) pain, tiredness, headache, dizziness, and breast tenderness.
- if you vomit within 2 hours of taking the medication, call a healthcare professional to find out if you should repeat the dose.
What if I still have questions about Opciconâ„˘ One-Step?
If you have questions or need more information, call our toll-free number, 1-800-818-4555.
Keep out of reach of children:
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away at 1-800-222-1222.
Do not use if the buler seal is opened.
Store at room temperature 20Â° to 25Â°C (68Â° to 77Â°F).
Active ingredient: levonorgestrel 1.5 mg
Inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, lactose monohydrate
If you are sexually active, you should see a healthcare provider for routine checkups. Your healthcare provider will talk to you about and, if necessary, test you for sexually transmitted diseases, teach you about effective methods of routine birth control, and answer any other questions you may have.
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
Halol-389 350, Gujarat, India.
ISS. 01/2023 5238568Â
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See New Warning NDC 62756-718-60 OpciconTM One-Step (Levonorgestrel) Tablet 1.5 mg Emergency Contraceptive Reduces chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex. Not for regular birth control. The sooner you take it, the more effective it will be Take as soon as possible within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex Will not harm an existing pregnancy One Tablet. One Step.1 Tablet Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg
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