Lyta 28 : Each Lyta 28 package contains 28 pills. Among these 21 pills are white in color and each contains Levonorgestrel BP 0.150 mg & Ethinylestradiol BP 0.030 mg. Each of 7 brown pill contains 75 mg of Ferrous Fumarate BP.
- Primarily for prevention of pregnancy and
- Also to regularize menstrual cycle & helps to reduce discomforts experienced during menstruation.
If you have decided to take Lyta 28 for contraception, wait for your next menstruation begins.
From the first day of your menstruation, start taking the first white pill from the left corner of the top row(with arrow mark) of your Lyta 28 pill pack.
Continue taking one white pill each day along the arrow mark.
After taking 21 white pills for 21 days, continue taking one brown iron pill every day from the last row in the foil for next 7 days.
It is most likely that your menstruation will start while taking the brown pills. Do not discontinue taking the brown pills. In addition to giving you iron supplementation regular taking of the brown tablets for 7 days will help you keep your pill taking routine. If your menstruation does not start during this time, check with your doctor to make sure you are not pregnant.
After completing the seven iron pills, start taking white pills from another Lyta 28 pack and continue taking the pill as long as you don\'t want to be pregnant.
What to do after missing the pill?
How to delay a period: To delay a period you should continue with another new pack of Lyta 28 just after finishing the white active pill of the present pack(that is no need to take brownish inert tablet of present pack). The extension can be carried on for as long as wished until the end of the second pack. When you wish your period to begin, just stop tablet taking. While using the second pack woman may have some breakthrough bleeding or spotting. Start with your next pack after the usual 7 day red inactive pill interval.
Advice in case of Vomiting: If vomiting occurs within 4 hours after white active pill taking, absorption may not be complete. In such an event, the advice concerning Management of Missed Pills is applicable. The woman must take the extra active pill(s) needed from a back up pack after vomiting.
• over 45 years of age
• a heavy smoker (more than 20 cigarette/day)
• attacked by heart disease, clotting of blood in the vein
• suffer from liver disease or jaundice
• suffer from high blood pressure, migraine, feel something hard in your breast, diabetes with vascular involvement, experience excessive bleeding for which no reason has yet been ascertained
• hypersensitivity to any of the components of Lyta 28.
Pregnancy must be excluded before starting Lyta 28. If pregnancy occurs during use of Lyta 28, the preparation must be withdrawn immediately. Oral contraceptives have not been shown to have any deleterious effects on the foetus or to increase the incidence of miscarriage in women who discontinue their use prior to conception. However, in women who discontinue oral contraceptives with the intent of becoming pregnant, a non-hormonal method of contraception is recommended for three months before attempting to conceive.
Estrogen-containing oral contraceptives given in the postpartum period may interfere with lactation. There may be a decrease in the quantity and a change in the composition of the breast milk. Furthermore, small amounts of contraceptive steroids and/or metabolites have been identified in the milk of mothers receiving them. A few adverse effects have been reported, including jaundice and breast enlargement. The use of oestrogen-containing oral contraceptives should be deferred until the infant has been completely weaned.