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Ovral L Tablet

PFIZER LTD
*Estimated Price
66
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Ovral L Tablet

PFIZER LTD
*Estimated Price
66
Buy from Netmeds

About Ovral L Tablet

Ovral L Tablet is a hormonal contraceptive that helps in preventing ovulation during menstrual cycles. It also makes vaginal fluid thicker that prevents sperm to reach the egg. It contains two hormones - estrogen and progestin which help in birth control.

Uses Benefits and uses of Ovral L Tablet

Ovral L Tablet is generally used to as a contraceptive but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Birth control
  2. Avoiding pregnancy after sexual intercourse (within 72 hours)
  3. Hormonal Contraceptive
  4. Decrease ovarian cysts
  5. Regularize periods
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Ovral L Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Ovral L Tablet

Apart from the uses of Ovral L Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Stomach Bloating
  3. Blood clotting
  4. Irregular menstrual bleeding
  5. Dizziness
  6. Headache
  7. Breast milk secretion
  8. High Blood pressure
  9. Mood Swings
  10. Reduced menstrual bleeding
  11. Weight gain
  12. It may increase blood glucose level
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have heavy bleeding or mood swings. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Ovral L Tablet

Ovral L Tablet is made of the following active ingredients:-
  • Ethinylestradiol (EE - 0.03 mg) - It is an estrogen (female hormone) medicine used in birth control. It is one of the most potent forms of estrogen.
  • Levonorgestrel (0.15 mg) - It is a hormonal medication that belongs to the drug class Progestin/Progestogen that helps in birth control.
Ovral L Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. Ovral is effective when taken within 72 hours of sexual activity.

You can buy Ovral L Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 21 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Pfizer Ltd.

How to use Ovral L Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Ovral L Tablet

  • How does it work? It contains two female sex hormones progestin and estrogen. They help in preventing ovulation during the menstrual cycle. They also make the vaginal fluid thicker to prevent sperm from reaching the egg. It also prevents attachment of fertilized egg in the uterus lining.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Ovral L Tablet.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dosage on your own
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Ovral L Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Using this medicine doesn't protect users from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) such as Chlamydia, HIV etc.
  • Ovral L Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Ovral L Tablet

Before using Ovral L Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Liver Disease
  • Allergic to Ovral L Tablet or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Breast Cancer
  • History of blood clotting
  • High cholesterol
  • High Blood pressure
  • Gallbladder problems
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Vaginal Bleeding
Ovral L Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Barbiturates
  • Dicoumarol
  • Anastrozole
  • Exemestane
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Ovral L Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid smoking while taking Ovral
  • It is not recommended for children & males
  • Inform your doctor about all your current medications and history of diseases before using this medicine.
  • If you are planning a pregnancy, it might take some time after stopping this pill. Please seek medical help
  • This medicine should not be used during pregnancy

FAQs Commonly asked question on Ovral L Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Ovral L Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Ovral L Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Ovral L Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause patients to have breathing problems or even passing out.

3. Can Ovral L Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Ovral L Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Ovral L Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Ovral L is not recommended for pregnant women. Breastfeeding women must consult with a gynecologist and consume this drug only after weighing benefits vs risks of Ovral.

5. Can I drive while using Ovral L Tablet?
If Ovral L Tablet makes you feel drowsy or causes blurring of vision, it is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Ovral L Tablet addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Ovral L Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Is Ovral L safe?
Yes, Ovral L Tablet is considered safe when used in the prescribed dosage.

9. Can I use Ovral L Tablet to prevent pregnancy?
Yes, Ovral L Tablet helps in preventing ovulation (release of an egg) and fertilization of the egg and helps in avoiding pregnancy.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Ovral L Tablet

Ovral L Tablet is like an ipill.
Ovral is a cheap birth control medication based on hormones. It is very potent
My gynecologist suggested me Ovral L Tablet and so far it has been okay.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Preeti Kathail. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Ovral L Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Ovral L Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Ovral L Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Ovral L Tablet

Ovral L Tablet is a hormonal contraceptive that helps in preventing ovulation during menstrual cycles. It also makes vaginal fluid thicker that prevents sperm to reach the egg. It contains two hormones - estrogen and progestin which help in birth control.

Uses Benefits and uses of Ovral L Tablet

Ovral L Tablet is generally used to as a contraceptive but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Birth control
  2. Avoiding pregnancy after sexual intercourse (within 72 hours)
  3. Hormonal Contraceptive
  4. Decrease ovarian cysts
  5. Regularize periods
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Ovral L Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Ovral L Tablet

Apart from the uses of Ovral L Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Stomach Bloating
  3. Blood clotting
  4. Irregular menstrual bleeding
  5. Dizziness
  6. Headache
  7. Breast milk secretion
  8. High Blood pressure
  9. Mood Swings
  10. Reduced menstrual bleeding
  11. Weight gain
  12. It may increase blood glucose level
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have heavy bleeding or mood swings. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Ovral L Tablet

Ovral L Tablet is made of the following active ingredients:-
  • Ethinylestradiol (EE - 0.03 mg) - It is an estrogen (female hormone) medicine used in birth control. It is one of the most potent forms of estrogen.
  • Levonorgestrel (0.15 mg) - It is a hormonal medication that belongs to the drug class Progestin/Progestogen that helps in birth control.
Ovral L Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. Ovral is effective when taken within 72 hours of sexual activity.

You can buy Ovral L Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 21 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Pfizer Ltd.

How to use Ovral L Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Ovral L Tablet

  • How does it work? It contains two female sex hormones progestin and estrogen. They help in preventing ovulation during the menstrual cycle. They also make the vaginal fluid thicker to prevent sperm from reaching the egg. It also prevents attachment of fertilized egg in the uterus lining.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Ovral L Tablet.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dosage on your own
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Ovral L Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Using this medicine doesn't protect users from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) such as Chlamydia, HIV etc.
  • Ovral L Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Ovral L Tablet

Before using Ovral L Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Liver Disease
  • Allergic to Ovral L Tablet or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Breast Cancer
  • History of blood clotting
  • High cholesterol
  • High Blood pressure
  • Gallbladder problems
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Vaginal Bleeding
Ovral L Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Barbiturates
  • Dicoumarol
  • Anastrozole
  • Exemestane
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Ovral L Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid smoking while taking Ovral
  • It is not recommended for children & males
  • Inform your doctor about all your current medications and history of diseases before using this medicine.
  • If you are planning a pregnancy, it might take some time after stopping this pill. Please seek medical help
  • This medicine should not be used during pregnancy

FAQs Commonly asked question on Ovral L Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Ovral L Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Ovral L Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Ovral L Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause patients to have breathing problems or even passing out.

3. Can Ovral L Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Ovral L Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Ovral L Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Ovral L is not recommended for pregnant women. Breastfeeding women must consult with a gynecologist and consume this drug only after weighing benefits vs risks of Ovral.

5. Can I drive while using Ovral L Tablet?
If Ovral L Tablet makes you feel drowsy or causes blurring of vision, it is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Ovral L Tablet addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Ovral L Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Is Ovral L safe?
Yes, Ovral L Tablet is considered safe when used in the prescribed dosage.

9. Can I use Ovral L Tablet to prevent pregnancy?
Yes, Ovral L Tablet helps in preventing ovulation (release of an egg) and fertilization of the egg and helps in avoiding pregnancy.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Ovral L Tablet

Ovral L Tablet is like an ipill.
Ovral is a cheap birth control medication based on hormones. It is very potent
My gynecologist suggested me Ovral L Tablet and so far it has been okay.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Preeti Kathail. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Ovral L Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Ovral L Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Ovral L Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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