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Levonelle

Levonelle is a type of medication called emergency contraception, sometimes known as the morning after pill or “Plan B”. It’s a time of medication that comes in the form of a pill which prevents pregnancy after you’ve had unprotected sex, for example if you believe the contraceptive you used didn’t work (i.e. the condom broke or you think you took your pill too late). Levonelle can be taken up to 3 days, or 72 hours, after having unprotected sex, but should always be taken as soon as possible to have the maximum chance of being effective, and ideally within 12 hours. It should not be used as your usual form on contraception. Levonelle will not be effective if you already know you are pregnant.

If you need to take Levonelle, you can buy it online safely from a UK doctor such as Doctor-4-U by completing our simple medical questionnaire and getting a certified prescription. It will be dispatched within 24 hours.

See Levonelle (Morning After Pill) Tablet Patient Information Leaflet

Last PIL Review Date: 11/03/2019

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Morning after pills work best if taken early, delay can result in failure.

Do NOT order for immediate use - see a doctor or pharmacist if you need a morning after pill straight away - postal orders are NOT fast enough.

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Levonelle and ellaOne will NOT terminate an existing pregnancy. There is no evidence they will harm an ongoing pregnancy.

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IIf you have missed one dose of your contraceptive pill please read the product information leaflet which will advise if emergency contraception is required. In most cases it will simply advise you to take your daily contraception dose as soon as possible and continue thereafter. 

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  • Rifampicin or Rifabutin (usually for tuberculosis)
  • Ritonavir (for HIV infection)
  • Griseofulvin (for fungal infections)
  • Ciclosporin
  • Herbal remedies containing St John's Wort, Hypericum perforatum
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  • Severe liver problems
  • Severe digestive problems e.g. Crohn's disease
  • Previous ectopic pregnancy, fallopian tube surgery or pelvic inflammatory diseas
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  • Take either Levonelle or ellaOne, NOT both
  • Levonelle and ellaOne should also NOT be taken more than once in the same cycle (period)
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  • When taken in the first 3 days after intercourse, pregnancy rates are close to 1.5 in 100 (ellaOne) or 2 in 100 (Levonelle)
  • Levonelle can be taken up to 3 days after intercourse
  • ellaOne can be taken up to 5 days after intercourse
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  • You will read the Patient Information Leaflet supplied with your medication
  • You will contact us and inform your GP of your medication if you experience any side effects of treatment, if you start new medication, or if your medical conditions change during treatment
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  • You are over the age of 18 and you have entered your own information for our identity verification checks
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Levonelle is a type of medication called emergency contraception, sometimes known as the morning after pill or “Plan B”. It’s a time of medication that comes in the form of a pill which prevents pregnancy after you’ve had unprotected sex, for example if you believe the contraceptive you used didn’t work (i.e. the condom broke or you think you took your pill too late). Levonelle can be taken up to 3 days, or 72 hours, after having unprotected sex, but should always be taken as soon as possible to have the maximum chance of being effective, and ideally within 12 hours. It should not be used as your usual form on contraception. Levonelle will not be effective if you already know you are pregnant.

If you need to take Levonelle, you can buy it online safely from a UK doctor such as Doctor-4-U by completing our simple medical questionnaire and getting a certified prescription. It will be dispatched within 24 hours.

See Levonelle (Morning After Pill) Tablet Patient Information Leaflet

Last PIL Review Date: 11/03/2019

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Levonelle is a type of emergency contraception in the form of a pill you take after you have had unprotected sex to avoid the risk of getting pregnant. In contains a hormone which alters with your ovulation cycle to prevent you from getting pregnant. Although it is not 100% reliable, it can be very effective if taken within 12 hours of having unprotected sex. You should not use Levonelle as your normal type of contraception.

You need a prescription from a GMC/EU certified doctor in order to buy this medication online. To buy Levonelle from Doctor-4-U, simply complete our online consultation and if you are deemed suitable, we will dispatch your medication usually within 24 hours. If you are not deemed suitable for Levonelle, you will receive a full refund.

Do you need a prescription for Levonelle?

Yes, you need a prescription from a GMC/EU certified doctor in order to buy Levonelle online. With Doctor-4-U’s easy consultation process, you can get a prescription for Levonelle safely and quickly. Select the item you want to buy, click “Start Consultation” and fill out the short medical questionnaire provided. If you are deemed suitable for your prescription, it will usually be dispatched within 24 hours. If not, you will receive a full refund.

How does Levonelle work?

Levonelle contains the active ingredient levonorgestrel, a synthetic form of the the naturally occurring progesterone. Levonelle alters the lining of the womb, tricking the body into thinking it is already pregnant, which in turn prevents pregnancy by preventing or delaying ovulation. Levonelle should ideally be taken within 12 hours of having unprotected sex, and definitely as soon as possible as its effectiveness decreases over time. It will be ineffective if you already know you are pregnant.

Who is Levonelle suitable for?

Although Levonelle is designed for women who want to prevent pregnancy, your medical history may mean it isn’t right for you.

You should not take Levonelle if:

  • You are allergic to levonorgestrel or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet
  • You are pregnant
  • You have severe asthma
  • You have a disease of the small bowel
  • You have a history of ectopic pregnancy
  • You have salpingitis

Like all medications, Levonelle may have side effects, but not everyone gets them. Common side effects include:

  • Nausea
  • Painful periods
  • Irregular periods
  • Tiredness
  • Headaches
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • A change in the time of your next period
  • Tender breasts
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness

Levonelle should be taken as soon as possible after having unprotected sex, as its effectiveness decreases over time. It should be taken no more than 3 days (72 hours) after unprotected sex. Swallow one tablet whole, and do not use Levonelle as your regular method of contraception. Levonelle will be ineffective if you already know you are pregnant.

Dosage instructions
Take ONE tablet as soon as possible after unprotected sex. Preferably within 12 hours but no later than 72 hours after.