Levonelle 1500mcg tablet


  • Clinically effective treatment – Use within 72 hours
  • Active ingredient: Levonorgestrel 1.5mg
  • Can be purchased in advance
  • Supplied by UK registered Pharmacy
  • Fast delivery available



Levonelle 1500mcg tablet is a single dose medication used for emergency contraception. It is also known as the “morning after pill” but can be taken up to 72 hours (3 days). The sooner you take it the more effective it is. It is advised to take this if you have had unprotected intercourse in the early or Late stages of your period cycle: Less than day 10 or more than day 16 of a 28-day cycle. If unprotected sex occured in the middle of your cycle the most effective contraceptive is the copper coil or ellaOne tablet. It is thought Levonelle 1500mcg tablet works by either preventing or delaying ovulation. Remember emergency contraception does not protect you against sexual transmitted diseases

Levonelle 1500mcg tablet is used for:

Emergency contraception within 72 hours of unprotected sexual intercourse or failure of a contraceptive method.

How to take Levonelle 1500mcg tablet:

One tablet should be taken as soon as possible, preferably within 12 hours, and no later than 72 hours after unprotected sex. If vomiting occurs within three hours of taking the tablet, another tablet should be taken immediately.

After using emergency contraception, it is recommended to use condom, diaphragm, spermicide, cervical cap until the next menstrual period starts. regular hormonal contraception can still be used

Keep out of the SIGHT and REACH of children

Our prescribers will review your consultation and if appropriate issue a prescription. Our pharmacy will then dispense and deliver to you securely and discreetly. If you have any questions or concerns you can contact our helpful prescriber and our pharmacist who will be more than happy to help.

Common Levonelle 1500mcg tablet Side effects:

The most common side effects are:

  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • You might have some irregular bleeding until your next period
  • You might have lower abdominal pain
  • Tiredness
  • Headache

If you vomit within 3 hours of taking this medication, you will require taking an another dose

Although rare, it is important to be aware of severe side effects and contact your GP. Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects

Keep out of the SIGHT and REACH of children

Active Ingredients:

Levonorgestrel 1500 mcg

Levonelle 1500mcg tablet Patient Information Leaflet:


Further information on emergency contraception can be found here:



Important Information:

  • Ella One is more effective then Levonorgestrel
  • The Morning after Pill does not protect you against sexual transmitted infections. Get yourself regularly tested at your nearest Sexual Health or GUM clinic
  • Other emergency contraception are available such as the copper coil which is the most effective type – this can be taken up to 5 days after sex
  • After taking the pill – use barrier methods or other regular forms of contraception’s

Consider a Long Acting Contraception such as depo provera – discuss this with the sexual health clinic or the practice nurse at your surgery


Additional information

1 x 1 tablet, 2 x 1 tablet

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