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Ulipristal Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine will not end a pregnancy.

• This medicine is not for regular use to prevent pregnancy.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• To protect against sexually-transmitted diseases, use a latex condom.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy.

• Birth control pills and other hormone-based birth control may not work to prevent pregnancy. Use another form of birth control while taking this medicine.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Dizziness.

• Headache.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals and frequent mouth care may help. Older children may suck hard, sugar-free candy.

• Belly pain.

• Menstrual pain.

• Menstrual changes. These include lots of bleeding, spotting, or bleeding between cycles.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Severe headache.

• Severe belly pain.

• Severe nausea or vomiting.

• If menstruation is delayed for >7 days after the expected menstrual period.

• For females, if you are pregnant or may be pregnant.

• If you vomit within 3 hours of taking this medicine.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

 
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