Ulitop 5mg Tablet
Ulitop 5mg Tablet is used as an emergency contraceptive and a medication for uterine fibroid. It is used for the prevention of pregnancy in case any regular method of birth control failed. This medication belongs to the class of a Selective progesterone receptor modulators (SPRM).
The use of this medication should be avoided:
- if you are already pregnant
- if you are breastfeeding
- if you are allergic to it or any ingredients in it
Before taking this medicine it is advised that you consult a doctor. Inform your doctor if you experienced your last menstrual period more than four weeks ago or have a history of tubal (ectopic) pregnancy, or you are already on some medication. It should also be avoided if your menstrual period has not yet started, or if your menopause has already passed.
This medication is available as 30mg tablets that have to be taken orally. It should be taken within 5 days (120 hours) after suspected contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse.
The medication can treat the below provided problems:
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?It is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
What is the onset of action?The action of this medicine is initiated within 30 - 45 minutes.
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of action of this medication varies patient to patient. It may range from 24 - 32 hrs.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ulitop 5mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Ulipristal acetate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
The precise working nature of Ulipristal acetate has not yet been fully determined. Ulipristal acetate works by inhibiting ovulation. This inhibition happens by preventing progestin combination to the receptor known as progesterone.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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Ulipristal acetate- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 7 December 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/ulipristal-acetate
Ulipristal- DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [Cited 7 December 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB08867
ellaOne 30 mg film-coated tablet- EMC [Internet] medicines.org.uk. 2018 [Cited 7 December 2019]. Available from:https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/9437/smpc
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