Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet

Akumentis Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet

Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Guard Pill Tablet


Uses of Guard Pill Tablet

Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet is used in contraception
It provides a safe and effective way to prevent an unintended pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure.

Side effects of Guard Pill Tablet


Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.


How to use Guard Pill Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Guard Pill Tablet works

Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet is a progestin (female hormones). It works to prevent pregnancy by temporarily stopping the release of an egg from the ovary, or preventing fertilization (union) of the egg by sperm. It may also alter the lining of the uterus (womb) to stop a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterus.

In Depth Information on Guard Pill Tablet

Expert advice for Guard Pill Tablet

  • Guard pill is a single tablet; you only have to take 1 dose for it to work.
  • Take as soon as possible, preferably within 12 hours and not later than 72 hours (3 days) of having unprotected sex or contraceptive failure.
  • Notify your doctor if you vomit within 2 hours of taking Guard pill.
  • Guard pill is not as effective as regular methods of contraception and should be used only as an emergency measure.
  • Take a pregnancy test about a week after you take Guard pill as there is a 5-10% chance that it may not have worked.
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Guard Pill Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Guard Pill Tablet
Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Nonhormonal contraceptives is preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
It is not known whether Guard Pill 1.5mg Tablet alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Guard P
ill 1.5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Guard P
ill 1.5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Guard Pill Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levonorgestrel

Q. How effective is Guard pill?
The sooner you take Guard pill, the more effective it is. Guard pill significantly reduces your chances of becoming pregnant if used within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure.
Q. Is a pregnancy test required after taking Guard pill?
Although Guard pill significantly reduces your chances of pregnancy, if your periods are delayed by more than a week, a pregnancy test is recommended. However, if you decide on continuing the pregnancy, you may do so as Guard pill does not work if pregnancy has already been established. Guard pill does not cause harm to the foetus.
Q. Can Guard pill be taken for regular birth control?
No. Guard pill is not indicated for regular birth control. It is used only as an emergency measure after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure.
Q. How often can I use Guard pill?
Guard pill can be taken more than once in a month but it is advised only for emergency contraception. Keep using regular contraception like condoms, regular birth control pills, IUDs etc. for avoiding unwanted pregnancy.
Q. Can Guard pill protect against Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs) and HIV / AIDS?
No. Guard pill does not offer any protection from HIV / AIDS or other Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs). You can use condoms to protect yourself from STDs and HIV / AIDS.
Q. What is the difference between 'emergency contraceptive pill' and 'abortion pill'?
Pregnancy starts once the fertilized egg gets attached to the lining of the uterus (womb). Abortion pills contain medicine, which hinders the development of a pregnancy after it has occurred and also alters the character of the womb lining in a way that the fertilized egg gets detached, hence causing abortion. On the other hand, emergency contraceptive pills like Guard pill contain female hormones which delay the release of egg or prevent movement of sperm towards the egg. This prevents fertilization and hence pregnancy. Guard pill does not have any effect on a fertilized egg and hence does not cause abortion.
Q. Is Guard pill effective if frequent acts of intercourse have occurred in a short duration of time?
Yes. Guard pill is effective if you have had several acts of intercourse in a short span of time. However, it is important that these acts have occurred within 72 hours before taking Guard pill. Also, since there is a chance of unintended pregnancy after frequent acts of unprotected sex in the same cycle, it is advisable to use a barrier contraceptive method (e.g. condom) until the next period even after using Guard pill.

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