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What If I Take a Lessina Overdose?

Women who take too much Lessina may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding and other menstrual irregularities.
(Click Levlite Overdose for more information.)

Storage Methods

Keep Lessina tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take the tablets each day. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture or heat.
Keep Lessina and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What If I Miss a Dose?

Missing doses of Lessina increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed and where exactly you are in your cycle. Refer to the patient information that comes with each pack of Lessina or consult your healthcare provider if you are not sure what to do (also see Lessina Dosing for more information).

Who Makes Lessina?

Lessina is made by Barr Laboratories (see Generic Levlite for more information).

Strengths of Lessina

Lessina comes in packs of 28 tablets, containing 0.1 mg of levonorgestrel and 0.02 mg of ethinyl estradiol in each of the first 21 tablets. The last seven tablets of each pack contain no active ingredients.
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