WHAT IS OVULOC LD?
OVULOC LD is a combined oral contraceptive, which contains two types of female hormones, namely progestogen or desogestrel and an estrogen or ethinyl estradiol
WHAT OVULOC LD IS USED FOR?
OVULOC LD is used to stop you from getting pregnant, just as your natural hormones
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Take one tablet of OVULOC LD every day with a small amount of water
You may take the tablets with or without food, but you should take the tablets every day around the same time.
The strip contains 21 tablets.
Next to each tablet is printed the day of the week that it should be taken.
Follow the direction of the arrow on the strip until all 21 tablets have been taken.
Then take no tablets for 7 days. In the course of these 7 tablet-free days (otherwise called a stop or gap week) bleeding should begin. This so-called ?withdrawal bleeding? usually starts on the 2nd or 3rd day of the gap week.
On the 8th day after the last tablet of OVULOC LD tablets (that is, after the 7-day gap week), you should start with the following strip, whether your bleeding has stopped or not
If you take more OVULOC LD
If you take several tablets at once then you may experience nausea or vomiting. Young girls may have bleeding from the vagina in such case, contact your doctor for advice
If you forget to take OVULOC LD
If you are less than 12 hours late taking a tablet, the protection against pregnancy is not reduced.
Take the tablet as soon as you remember and then take the following tablets again at the usual time.
If you are more than 12 hours late taking a tablet, the protection against pregnancy may be reduced.
The greater the number of tablets that you have forgotten, the greater is the risk of becoming pregnant.
If you stop taking OVULOC LD
Do not stop taking OVULOC LD unless told by your doctor
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Ovuloc LD 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.
Ovuloc LD 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 OVULOC TABLET
BENEFITS OF OVULOC TABLET
Ovuloc LD Tablet is a contraceptive medicine that stops you from getting pregnant.
It prevents an egg from being released from your ovaries and also decreases movement of sperms.
This affects the fertilisation process and prevents it.
Ovuloc LD 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 OVULOC TABLET
Common side effects of Ovuloc
- Stomach pain
- Irregular uterine bleeding
- Weight gain
- Breast pain
HOW TO USE OVULOC 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.
Ovuloc LD Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW OVULOC 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 Ovuloc LD Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.