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Preven Medication - Uses & Side Effects

The Preven Emergency Contraception Kit provides "morning after" birth control following a contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse. The hormone pills in the Preven kit can prevent a pregnancy. They work primarily by inhibiting ovulation and possibly by blocking fertilization and implantation of the egg in the lining of the uterus.

Preven Dosage

  • The first dose of 2 pills must be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.
  • The second dose of 2 pills must be taken 12 hours later. If you vomit within 1 hour of taking either dose.

Uses of Preven

  • It is used to prevent a pregnancy.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Preven

Before taken Preven medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Preven. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Dizziness

Warnings and precautions before taking Preven:

  • After taken this medication, then it may notice temporary changes in your menstrual cycle. So you should be used this medication with extra caution.
  • Warning signs include spotting and cramping pain shortly after the first menstrual period following use of Preven. You should tell your doctor immediately if these symptoms appear.
  • If you develop any of the following warning signs such as Sharp chest pain, coughing up blood, or sudden shortness of breath while you are using Preven, then you should tell your doctor immediately.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Preven with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Preven with the following:

  • Alcohol
  • Cisapride
  • Griseofulvin
  • Imipramine
  • Metoclopramide
  • Rifampin
  • Seizure medications
  • Tetracycline
  • Vitamin C supplements

After taken Preven if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Preven overdose include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

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