- Feeling sick (nausea)
- Irregular bleeding until your next period
- Lower abdominal pain
- Being sick (vomiting)
- Differences in your next period (earlier, irregular bleeding or spotting)
- Tender or sore breasts
- Facial swelling
- Painful period
- Pelvic pain
If you have pelvic or lower abdominal pain, you should see your doctor immediately, in case of an ectopic pregnancy.
How long do Levonelle side effects last?
There are no long term or serious side effects of taking the morning after pill and most side effects will go away within a few days of taking the tablet. You should consult your doctor if you have side effects that do not go away within a few days.
If you are sick (vomit) within 3 hours of taking the Levonelle tablet, you should take another tablet immediately.
Does Levonelle affect your period?
After taking Levonelle, your period is usually normal and should start on the usual day. However, some women may find that their period comes a few days earlier or later than usual.
If you have abnormal bleeding, for example unusually heavy or your period is more than 5 days late, you should check to see if you are pregnant using a pregnancy test.
Will Levonelle affect my future fertility?
There is no evidence to suggest that taking Levonelle will affect future fertility, even if it is used repeatedly. It is very safe and is the most widely used emergency contraceptive pill. The active hormone in Levonelle leaves the body within a few days.
Can I drink alcohol while taking Levonelle?
Yes, alcohol will not affect how Levonelle works or how effective it is.
Can Levonelle cause mood swings?
Mood swings are not listed as a side effect of taking Levonelle, but they are a side effect of ellaOne.
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