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Overview

Loette Tablet contains Ethinylestradiol and Levonorgestrel as active ingredients.
Loette Tablet works by inhibiting the ovulation; stopping ovaries from releasing an egg;
Detailed information related to Loette Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Loette Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Learn more: Uses

Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Loette Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Learn more: Side-effects

Precautions

Before using Loette Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Age above 35 years
  • Avoid smoking during drug intake
  • Consult a doctor if you have diabetes, obesity, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, mild hypertension, migraine, mental illness or gallbladder disease
  • HIV
  • Have regular breast and gynecology exams while on this medication
  • Monitor blood glucose as this medication may increase blood sugar levels
  • This medicaiton does not prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases like HIV
  • This medication may increase chance of stroke or heart attack
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • existing pregnancy

Interactions with Loette Tablet

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Loette Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Loette Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Aminoglutethimide
  • Barbiturates
  • Bosentan
  • Carbamazepine
  • Dicoumarol
  • Felbamate
  • Griseofulvin
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Oxcarbazepine
  • Phenobarbital
Learn more: Interactions

When not to use Loette Tablet

Hypersensitivity to Loette Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Loette Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Active liver disease
  • Adenoma
  • Avoid postoperative thromboembolism
  • Coronary and cerebrovascular diseases or a history of it
  • Hepatic impairment
  • History of breast cancer
  • History of jaundice during past pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Impending major surgery
  • Liver disease
Learn more: Contraindications

Composition and Active Ingredients

Loette Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Loette Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Loette Tablet - Packages: 10 Tablet, 21 Tablet
Loette Tablet - Strengths: 0.02MG+0.1MG, 0.02+0.10

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Loette Tablet safe to use when pregnant?
    • Ethinylestradiol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Levonorgestrel: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Loette Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    • Ethinylestradiol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Levonorgestrel: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Loette Tablet be used for avoid pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of having unprotected sex and prevention of pregnancy?
    Yes, avoid pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of having unprotected sex and prevention of pregnancy are among the most common reported uses for Loette Tablet. Please do not use Loette Tablet for avoid pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of having unprotected sex and prevention of pregnancy without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Loette Tablet.
  • How long do I need to use Loette Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported 1 month and same day as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Loette Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Loette Tablet.
  • Should I use Loette Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?
    TabletWise.com website users have most commonly reported using Loette Tablet after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should use this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Loette Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Loette Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Loette Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly ween off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Loette Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Loette Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Loette Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Loette Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Loette Tablet.

Expired Loette Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Loette Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 8/03/2018.
This page provides information for Loette Tablet in English.
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