Women who must not take ellaOne®

As with any drug, ellaOne® has some contraindications. ellaOne® should not be taken by women who:

• Are hypersensitive to the active substance or to any of the excipients1

Always refer to the ellaOne® product information if you are in any doubt.

Situations where ellaOne® is not recommended

• Severe asthma treated by oral glucocorticoids1

• Severe hepatic impairment1

• For women taking CYP3A4 inducers1

• Concomitant use of EC containing levonorgestrel1

• ellaOne® contains lactose. Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.

• Breastfeeding is not recommended for one week after ellaOne® intake1

 

References
1.ellaOne® European Union Summary of Product Characteristics.