Locipil Tablet is a combination of two medicines used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods.
It helps to prevent the release of the egg and its fertilization by the sperm. It may also help to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
Locipil Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as per your doctor’s advice.
You will have to take the pill on day one of your menstrual cycle and continue taking it for a whole month.
Once the pack gets over, start with a new one. If you experience vomiting within 4 hours of dose intake, take another tablet.
In case you missed your dose and you are late by 12 hours in taking the missed dose, use a condom during intercourse for a period of 2 days.
some commonly seen side effects
Nausea, headache, breast pain, and weight gain are some commonly seen side effects of this medicine. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know.
There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.
You might experience spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods.
Consult with your doctor if this occurs frequently or persists longer.
Inform your doctor if you notice swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, or changes in vision, as it may be a sign of a blood clot.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had a heart attack or have cancer of the uterus/cervix, or vagina.
Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant already or breastfeeding.
You might be asked for a regular check-up of blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar level while on treatment.
USES OF LOCIPIL TABLET
BENEFITS OF LOCIPIL TABLET
It prevents an egg from being released from your ovaries and also decreases movement of sperms.
This affects the fertilizations process and prevents it.Locipil Tablet is a reliable and safe method for contraception, if used correctly.
It does not interrupt with sex and you can lead a normal routine life without any worries.
Take it as directed by the doctor to get the most benefit.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LOCIPIL TABLET
Common side effects of Locipil
- Stomach pain
- Irregular uterine bleeding
- Weight gain
- Breast pain
HOW TO USE LOCIPIL TABLET
Do not chew, crush or break it. Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW LOCIPIL TABLET WORKS
It also changes the lining of the womb and renders it unsuitable for pregnancy.
Nonhormonal and progestin-only contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Use of Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE TABLET?
FAQ’s ABOUT LOCIPIL TABLET 21’S
Q. What is Tablet and what is it used for?
A: Tablet is a combined oral contraceptive medicine that contains two hormones estrogen and progesterone. It is used to prevent pregnancy.
Q. How and in what dose should I take Tablet?
A: Take this medicine as per the advice of your doctor. However, take it at the same time each day, to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.