Levonorgestrel is used to anticipate abundance afterwards caught animal action (sex after any adjustment of bearing ascendancy or with a bearing ascendancy adjustment that bootless or was not used properly). Levonorgestrel should not be used to anticipate abundance on a approved basis. This medication is to be used as an emergency contraceptive or advancement in case approved bearing ascendancy fails or is used incorrectly. Levonorgestrel is in a chic of medications alleged progestins. It works by preventing the absolution of an egg from the ovary or preventing fertilization of the egg by agent (male changeable cells).
It aswell may plan by alteration the lining of the uterus (womb) to anticipate development of a pregnancy. Levonorgestrel may anticipate pregnancy, but it will not anticipate the advance of animal immunodeficiency virus (HIV, the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency affection [AIDS]) and added sexually transmitted diseases.