Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets
Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets
Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets
Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets
Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets
Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

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21 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Levonorgestrel(0.15 Mg) + Ethinylestradiol(0.03 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
FEMALE HORMONE PILLS

Medical Description

Ovral L tablet is a birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. Ovral L tablet is a hormone containing levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol which are similar to the natural hormones in a woman’s body...
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uses

Uses of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

Ovral L tablet is used as an oral contraceptive pill
contraindications

Contraindications of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to levonorgestrel or ethinylestradiol or any other ingredients of Ovral L tablet.
  • If you have a history of any blood clot formation or bleeding disorder.
  • If you have any problems with your heart like stroke, heart attack or chest pain.
  • If you have or had a history of migraine attacks.
  • If you had or have pancreas or liver problems.
  • If you have diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol.
  • If you have a history of vaginal bleeding (cause not established), absent periods for more than 3 months (amenorrhea).
  • If you have or are suspected of having breast cancer or cancer of the genital organs (private parts).
  • If you are taking treatment for Hepatitis C with a medicine that contains Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir plus Dasabuvir.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Weight changes
  • Mood swings
  • Pain, tenderness of breast
  • Reduced sex drive
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ovral L tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Ovral L tablet should not be used during pregnancy as it is used to stop or prevent pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected, this medicine should be discontinued immediately and should consult your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ovral L tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Ovral L tablet should not be used during breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk and may harm the breastfed baby. Moreover, it may also lead to a reduction in the amount of milk produced and may affect its quality. It is generally not recommended until the nursing mother has completely stopped breastfeeding her child or for up to 6 months from childbirth.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ovral L tablet?
A:
It is not expected that Ovral L tablet will affect your ability to drive but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ovral L tablet?
A:
The consumption of alcohol does not affect the efficacy of Ovral L tablet. These tablets can enhance the effects of alcohol and affect you adversely. Hence, it is best advised to avoid consuming alcohol while taking these tablets.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a family history of breast cancer, diabetes, fits or other brain disorders.
  • You have high blood pressure or cholesterol.
  • You have a disease of the liver, gall bladder or inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis).
  • You have a blood disease that damages the kidneys (hemolytic uremic syndrome).
  • You have immune system disorder like systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  • You have a history of pregnancy patches especially on the face (chloasma).
  • You have a disease that first appeared during pregnancy like porphyria (an inherited haemoglobin defect), hearing loss, gestational herpes (vesicular skin rashes during pregnancy) and Sydenham's chore...
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  • You have a family history or previous history of serious allergic reactions causing swelling of face and throat, breathing difficulty skin rashes and blisters (hereditary angioedema).
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Ovral L tablet is an oestrogen-progestogen that is similar to a natural hormone produced in women's bodies. It works by preventing the release of the egg by the ovary, thickening vaginal secretions (b...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

  • Ovral L tablet should be swallowed as a whole with a full glass of water. Do not break, cut or chew the medicine.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • If vomiting occurs within 4 hours after tablet taking, women must take an extra tablet.
interactions

Interactions of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Ovral L tablet along with medicines used to treat fits (Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, etc.), medicines used to treat HIV infection (Nevirapine, Ritonavir), anti-infectives (Penicillin, ...
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  • Concomitant use of this tablet along with some anti-seizure medications like Lamotrigine and immunosuppressants like Cyclosporine (used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn's disease) shoul...
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  • Concomitant use of this tablet with certain antiviral medicines may affect your liver enzymes. Thus, this tablet should be stopped and can be restarted 2 weeks after completing the treatment.
  • Other medicines like Rifampicin and Carbamazepine should be used cautiously.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

  • Store Ovral L tablets below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.
dosage

Dosage of Ovral L Strip Of 21 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of the Ovral L include nausea, vomiting or withdrawal bleeding. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of the Ovral L tablets, contact your doct...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Ovral L tablets may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember and continue with your regular dose schedule. You s...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How to take Ovral L tablets?

A: You should take Ovral L tablets in doses and duration as told by your doctor. You need to swallow it, with water and not chew, cut or break it. You need to take it regularly and at a fixed time.

Q: What does Ovral L tablet contain?

A: Ovral L tablet contains a combination of two hormonal medicines, ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel.

Q: Can I stop taking Ovral L tablets midway?

A: No, you should not stop taking Ovral L tablets midway, you must finish the full course of treatment. Stopping the medication can lead to treatment failure. You need to consult your doctor if you have any concern.

Q: What are the things I should avoid while taking Ovral L tablets?

  • Do not stop taking Ovral L tablets on your own.
  • Do not use combinations of hormonal contraceptives like pills, patches or rings all at one time. Stick to any one method.
  • Be cautious if you are older than 35 years, overweight, have a family history of thrombosis or clot formation.
  • Discuss with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, migraine or heart disease.
  • Be watchful of your diet, weight gain and any metabolic disorders.

Q: Can I take Ovral L tablets for heavy periods?

A: No, Ovral L tablet is not meant for use in heavy periods.

Q: Does Ovral L tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, you may experience an increase in your weight during and after treatment with the Ovral L tablet.

Q: What is withdrawal bleeding?

A: Withdrawal bleeding is the bleeding that occurs when a woman on hormonal contraception such as pills, patches or the vaginal ring suddenly stops using them. It is not the same as menstrual bleeding and is much lighter and of shorter duration than a normal menstrual period. However, not everyone gets this when they stop using contraceptive measures.

Q: What is the use of Ovral L tablets?

A: Ovral L tablets is an oral contraceptive pill and is used in preventing pregnancy.

Q: Is Ovral L tablet habit-forming?

A: No habit-forming tendencies have been seen with Ovral L tablet. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I smoke while taking Ovral L tablet?

A: No, you should not smoke while on treatment with Ovral L tablets.

Q: Is the Ovral L tablet be used for treating irregular menses?

A: No, Ovarl L is a contraceptive medicine used to prevent pregnancy, do not take it for any other gynaecological problem.

Q: Can I stop taking Ovral L tablet if I want to become pregnant?

A: You may stop taking this pill whenever you want. However, it is advised to visit your doctor for a pre-pregnancy checkup before you stop taking this pill.

Q: Can I smoke while taking Ovral L tablet?

A: No, you should totally quit smoking if you are taking this medicine. Smoking can increase the risk of heart-related problems.

Q: Can Ovral L tablet be taken for delayed periods?

A: Ovral L tablet is a contraceptive pill used to prevent pregnancy. Do not take it for any other gynaecological problem. Also, always consult a doctor before taking any medicine for your condition. Do not self-medicate.

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ContainsLevonorgestrel(0.15 Mg),Ethinylestradiol(0.03 Mg)
UsesOral contraceptive
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 10 Dec 2021 | 03:58 PM (IST)
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