Medications


Ulipristal Acetate Oral Tablet 30 mg

Uses

For birth control.

Instructions

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Do not use if more than 120 hours (5 days) after sex.

Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not keep in the bathroom.

Keep the medicine away from heat and light.

If vomiting occurs within 3 hours after taking the dose, contact doctor to see if dose needs to be repeated.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

This medicine may decrease the effectiveness of some birth controls which use hormones (such as birth control pills and patches). Do not use these types of birth control while taking this medicine and for 5 days after treatment. Use an extra form of birth control, such as condoms, while on this medicine and until you get your period or until you restart another reliable birth control method.

Do not take the medicine more than once during 24 hours.

Cautions

This medicine may not work as well in women who are very overweight. Speak to your doctor if you have questions about your weight.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Your ability to stay alert or to react quickly may be impaired by this medicine. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this medicine will affect you.

Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.

If you miss your period while on this medicine, contact your doctor.

Use condoms to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Do not breastfeed while on this medicine.

Do not take St. John's wort while on this medicine.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • dizziness
  • lack of energy and tiredness
  • headaches
  • nausea
  • cramping of the uterus or bleeding from the vagina

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • severe stomach pain that spreads to the back

A few people may have an allergic reactions to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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