EZ (levonorgestrel 1.5 mg tablet) is a progestin-only emergency contraceptive for use in women to reduce chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex (if contraceptive failed or birth control not used). EContra EZ is not intended to be used in place of routine birth control.
WHO SHOULD NOT USE ECONTRA EZ
Women who are known to be pregnant as it will not work. However, EContra EZ will not harm an existing pregnancy.
Women known to be allergic to levonorgestrel.
SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:
- Mentrual changes. After EContra EZ women may experience header or lighter bleeding. If the next period is more than a week late, consider pregnancy.
- Abdominal pain. Ectopic pregnancy should be considered in cases of severe abdominal pain.
- Nausea or vomiting. If women vomit within 2 hours of taking the medication, consider recommending a second dose.
- Breast Pain