Levonelle - What is it

Levonelle 1500 is an oral emergency contraceptive pill, which means that it can be used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or if your contraceptive method has failed (for example if you or your partner's condom tore, slipped or came off, or if you forgot to use one. If you forgot to take your birth control pill on time). This type of contraception is often called 'the morning-after pill'.

Each pack of Levonelle contains a complete treatment which is one round, white tablet. The tablet contains 1500 microgram of levonorgestrel, which is the active ingredient. This pill also contains the inactive ingredients: potato starch, maize starch, colloidal silica anhydrous, magnesium stearate (E572), talc (E533b), lactose monohydrate.