levonorgestrel - oral, Plan B (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other progestins (e.g., norethindrone); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this product, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: unexplained vaginal bleeding, current or suspected pregnancy.Before using this product, tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: diabetes, migraine headaches.This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.If you have diabetes, this medication may make it harder to control your blood sugar levels. Monitor your blood sugar regularly as directed by your doctor. Tell your doctor the results and any symptoms such as increased thirst/urination. Your anti-diabetic medication or diet may need to be adjusted.This medication should not be used during pregnancy. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.This medication passes into breast milk. Though there have been no reports of harm to nursing infants, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.This drug should not be used with the following medications because very serious interactions may occur: sodium tetradecyl sulfate.If you are currently using the medication listed above, tell your doctor or pharmacist before starting this medication.Before taking this medication, tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use, especially of: amprenavir, drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove levonorgestrel from your body (such as bosentan, modafinil, nevirapine, HIV protease inhibitors including ritonavir, griseofulvin, rifamycins including rifabutin, St. John's wort, certain anti-seizure medicines including carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital), troleandomycin.This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
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