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Medications

Aftera Oral Tablet 1.5 mg

Uses

For birth control.

Instructions

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Do not use if more than 72 hours (3 days) after sex.

Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not keep in the bathroom.

Keep the medicine away from heat and light.

Only swallow one pill at a time.

If vomiting occurs within 2 hours after taking the dose, contact doctor to see if dose needs to be repeated.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.

Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.

If you miss your period while on this medicine, contact your doctor.

Use condoms to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant while on this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Do not take St. John's wort while on this medicine.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • breast pain or swelling
  • dizziness
  • headaches
  • nausea
  • cramping of the uterus or bleeding from the vagina
  • vaginal bleeding or spotting between periods
  • vomiting

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • severe stomach pain that spreads to the back

A few people may have an allergic reactions to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it.Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions.Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English.Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.


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