Medicine Overview of Mala D Tablet
Side effects of Ethinyl Estradiol
Headache, Nausea, Mood changes, Change in body weight, Abdominal pain, Sexual dysfunction, Breast enlargement, Metrorrhagia (menstrual bleeding at irregular intervals), Breast tenderness, Edema, Fibroid.
How to use Ethinyl Estradiol
How Mala D Tablet works
Uses of Levonorgestrel
It provides a safe and effective way to prevent an unintended pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure.
Side effects of Levonorgestrel
Edema, Abdominal bloating, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Muscle pain.
How to use Levonorgestrel
How Mala D Tablet works
In Depth Information on Mala D Tablet
Expert advice for Ethinyl Estradiol
- Inform your doctor if you have had a uterus removal procedure or have any problems of the uterus (uterine fibroids, hyperplasia of the endometrium, uterus cancer).
- Tell your doctor if you have a history of blood clotting disorder, liver problems, gall bladder disorders (e.g. gall stones), high blood pressure, diabetes, hearing problems, breast cancer, heart problems, high levels of fats in blood or migraine.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you experience pain in your chest that spreads to arm or neck, unexplained migraine-type headaches, with or without disturbed vision, painful swelling in your leg, sudden chest pain and difficulty breathing.
- Ensure that you undergo regular breast screening (for presence of lumps or any abnormal changes) and cervical smear test while taking ethinylestradiol.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not take if allergic to ethinylestradiol or any of its ingredients.
- Do not take if having recent blood clotting problems or related conditions like heart attack.
- Do not take if suffering from breast or uterus cancer.
- Do not take if suffering from untreated enlargement of inner wall of uterus (endometrial hyperplasia).
- Patients who have or had liver diseases (e.g. jaundice).
- Do not take if having any disorder related to haemoglobin (porphyria).
Expert advice for Levonorgestrel
- Levonorgestrel 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 Levonorgestrel.
- Levonorgestrel 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 Levonorgestrel as there is a 5-10% chance that it may not have worked.
Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Nonhormonal contraceptives is preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum