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Plan B Drug Description
Plan B®
(levonorgestrel) Tablets, 0.75 mg
Available without a prescription for consumers 18 and older. Rx only for women age 17 and younger

For women age 17 and younger, Plan B® is a prescription-only emergency contraceptive. Plan
B® is intended to prevent pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure or
unprotected intercourse. Emergency contraceptive pills (like all oral contraceptives) do not
protect against infection with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and other sexually transmitted
diseases.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive (Plan B)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have severe pain in your lower stomach or side. This could be a sign of a tubal pregnancy (a pregnancy that implants in the fallopian tube instead of the uterus). A tubal pregnancy is a medical emergency.
Less serious side effects may include:

nausea, diarrhea, or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Plan B »




Emergency contraceptive tablet. Each Plan B® tablet contains 0.75 mg of a single active steroid
ingredient, levonorgestrel [18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one-13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17α)-
(-)-], a totally synthetic progestogen. The inactive ingredients present are colloidal silicon
dioxide, potato starch, gelatin, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, and lactose monohydrate.
Levonorgestrel has a molecular weight of 312.45, and the following structural and molecular
formulas:












C21H28O2Last reviewed on RxList: 5/24/2007




Plan B Drug Description
Plan B®
(levonorgestrel) Tablets, 0.75 mg
Available without a prescription for consumers 18 and older. Rx only for women age 17 and younger

For women age 17 and younger, Plan B® is a prescription-only emergency contraceptive. Plan
B® is intended to prevent pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure or
unprotected intercourse. Emergency contraceptive pills (like all oral contraceptives) do not
protect against infection with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and other sexually transmitted
diseases.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive (Plan B)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have severe pain in your lower stomach or side. This could be a sign of a tubal pregnancy (a pregnancy that implants in the fallopian tube instead of the uterus). A tubal pregnancy is a medical emergency.
Less serious side effects may include:

nausea, diarrhea, or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Plan B »




Emergency contraceptive tablet. Each Plan B® tablet contains 0.75 mg of a single active steroid
ingredient, levonorgestrel [18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one-13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17α)-
(-)-], a totally synthetic progestogen. The inactive ingredients present are colloidal silicon
dioxide, potato starch, gelatin, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, and lactose monohydrate.
Levonorgestrel has a molecular weight of 312.45, and the following structural and molecular
formulas:












C21H28O2Last reviewed on RxList: 5/24/2007




Plan B Drug Description
Plan B®
(levonorgestrel) Tablets, 0.75 mg
Available without a prescription for consumers 18 and older. Rx only for women age 17 and younger

For women age 17 and younger, Plan B® is a prescription-only emergency contraceptive. Plan
B® is intended to prevent pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure or
unprotected intercourse. Emergency contraceptive pills (like all oral contraceptives) do not
protect against infection with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and other sexually transmitted
diseases.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive (Plan B)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have severe pain in your lower stomach or side. This could be a sign of a tubal pregnancy (a pregnancy that implants in the fallopian tube instead of the uterus). A tubal pregnancy is a medical emergency.
Less serious side effects may include:

nausea, diarrhea, or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Plan B »




Emergency contraceptive tablet. Each Plan B® tablet contains 0.75 mg of a single active steroid
ingredient, levonorgestrel [18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one-13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17α)-
(-)-], a totally synthetic progestogen. The inactive ingredients present are colloidal silicon
dioxide, potato starch, gelatin, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, and lactose monohydrate.
Levonorgestrel has a molecular weight of 312.45, and the following structural and molecular
formulas:












C21H28O2Last reviewed on RxList: 5/24/2007




Plan B Drug Description
Plan B®
(levonorgestrel) Tablets, 0.75 mg
Available without a prescription for consumers 18 and older. Rx only for women age 17 and younger

For women age 17 and younger, Plan B® is a prescription-only emergency contraceptive. Plan
B® is intended to prevent pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure or
unprotected intercourse. Emergency contraceptive pills (like all oral contraceptives) do not
protect against infection with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and other sexually transmitted
diseases.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive (Plan B)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have severe pain in your lower stomach or side. This could be a sign of a tubal pregnancy (a pregnancy that implants in the fallopian tube instead of the uterus). A tubal pregnancy is a medical emergency.
Less serious side effects may include:

nausea, diarrhea, or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Plan B »




Emergency contraceptive tablet. Each Plan B® tablet contains 0.75 mg of a single active steroid
ingredient, levonorgestrel [18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one-13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17α)-
(-)-], a totally synthetic progestogen. The inactive ingredients present are colloidal silicon
dioxide, potato starch, gelatin, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, and lactose monohydrate.
Levonorgestrel has a molecular weight of 312.45, and the following structural and molecular
formulas:












C21H28O2Last reviewed on RxList: 5/24/2007




Plan B Drug Description
Plan B®
(levonorgestrel) Tablets, 0.75 mg
Available without a prescription for consumers 18 and older. Rx only for women age 17 and younger

For women age 17 and younger, Plan B® is a prescription-only emergency contraceptive. Plan
B® is intended to prevent pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure or
unprotected intercourse. Emergency contraceptive pills (like all oral contraceptives) do not
protect against infection with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and other sexually transmitted
diseases.

DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive (Plan B)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have severe pain in your lower stomach or side. This could be a sign of a tubal pregnancy (a pregnancy that implants in the fallopian tube instead of the uterus). A tubal pregnancy is a medical emergency.
Less serious side effects may include:

nausea, diarrhea, or...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Plan B »




Emergency contraceptive tablet. Each Plan B® tablet contains 0.75 mg of a single active steroid
ingredient, levonorgestrel [18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one-13-ethyl-17-hydroxy-, (17α)-
(-)-], a totally synthetic progestogen. The inactive ingredients present are colloidal silicon
dioxide, potato starch, gelatin, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, and lactose monohydrate.
Levonorgestrel has a molecular weight of 312.45, and the following structural and molecular
formulas:












C21H28O2Last reviewed on RxList: 5/24/2007





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Levonorgestrel (or l-norgestrel or D-norgestrel) is a synthetic progestogen used as an active ingredient in some hormonal contraceptives. Levonorgestrel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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