Pill Formulations and Dosing





Hormone and

Pill Type
Formulation Common Brand Names At First 12 Hours Later
Progestin-only
Progestin-only dedicated ECPs 1.5 mg LNG An Ting 1.5, Anlitin 1.5, Bao Shi Ting, D-Sigyent 1, Dan Mei, Emkit DS, Emkit Plus, Escapel, Escapel-1, Escapelle, Escapelle 1.5, Escinor 1.5, Glanique 1, Hui Ting 1.5, i-pill, Impreviat 1500, Jin Yu Ting, Jin Xiao, Ka Rui Ding, Ladiades 1.5, Levonelle 1500, Levonelle-1, Levonelle One Step, Levonorgestrel Biogaran 1500, Mergynex Plus, Nogestrol 1, Norgestrel Max Unidosis, NorLevo 1.5, Ovulol UD, Plan B One Step, PostDay 1, Postinor-1, Postinor 1.5, Postinor 1500, Postinor 2 SD, Postinor-2 Unidosis, Postinor New, Postinor Uno, Pozato Uni, Pregnon 1.5, Prikul 1, Secufem Plus, Segurite UD, Silogen 1.5, Tace 1.5, Tibex 1.5, Unlevo 1500, Unofem, Velor 1.5, Vikela, Xian Ju 1 0
  0.75 mg LNG Ai Wu You, Alterna, An Ting 0.75, Anthia, Auxxil, Bao Shi Ting (Postinor-2), Ceciora T, Contraplan II, D-Sigyent, Dan Mei, Dia-Post, Dia-Post Gold, Diad, Duet, E Pills, EC, ECee2, ECP, Escinor 0.75, Emergyn, Emkit, Escapel-2, Estinor, Evital, Evitarem, Glanique, Glanix, Gynotrel 2, Hui Ting, Imediat, Imediat-N, Impreviat 750, Jin Xiao, L Novafem, Ladiades 0.75, Le Ting, Lenor 72, Levogynon, Levonelle, Levonelle-2, LNG-Method 5, Longil, Madonna, Me Tablet, Minipil 2, Next Choice, Nogestrol, Nogravide, Norgestrel-Max, NorLevo 0.75, Nortrel 2, Novanor 2, Nuo Shuang, Optinor, Ovocease, Ovulol, P2, Pilem, Pill 72, Pillex, Plan B, Poslov, PostDay, Postinor, Postinor-2, Postinor Duo, Postpill, Pozato, PPMS, Pregnon, Prevemb, Preventol, Prevyol, Prikul, Pronta, Rigesoft, Safex, Secufem, Seguidet, Segurité, Silogin 0.75, Smart Lady (Pregnon), Tace, Tibex, Velor 72, Vermagest, Vika, Yi Ting, Yu Ping, Yu Ting, Zintemore 2 0
Progestin-only pills 0.03 mg LNG 28 Mini, Follistrel, Microlut, Microlut 35, Microluton, Microval, Mikro-30, Norgeston, Nortrel 50** 0
  0.0375 mg LNG Neogest, Norgeal 40** 0
  0.075 mg norgestrel Minicon, Ovrette 40** 0
Estrogen and Progestin
Estrogen and progestin dedicated ECPs 0.05 mg EE

+

0.25 mg LNG
Control NF, Fertilan, Tetragynon 2 2
Combined (estrogen-progestin) oral contraceptives 0.02 mg EE

+

0.09 mg LNG
Lybrel 6 6
  0.02 mg EE

+

0.1 mg LNG
Alesse, Anulette 20, April, Aviane, Femexin, Leios, Lessina, Levlite, Loette, Loette-21, Loette-28, Loette Suave, LoSeasonique, Lovette, Lowette, Lutera, Microgynon 20, Microgynon Suave, Microlevlen, Microlite, Miranova, Norvetal 20, Sronyx 5 5
  0.03 mg EE

+

0.15 mg LNG
Anna, Anovulatorios Microdosis, Anulette CD, Anulit, Charlize, Ciclo 21, Ciclon, Combination 3, Confiance, Contraceptive L.D., Eugynon 30ED, Famila-28, Femigoa, Femranette mikro, Follimin, Gestrelan, Gynatrol, Innova CD, Jolessa, Lady, Levlen, Levlen 21, Levlen 28, Levonorgestrel Pill, Levora, Logynon (take ochre pills only), Lorsax, Ludéal Gé, Mala-D, Microfemin, Microfemin CD, Microgest, Microgest ED, Microgyn, Microgynon, Microgynon-21, Microgynon-28, Microgynon-30, Microgynon 30 ED, Microgynon CD, Microgynon ED, Microgynon ED 28, Microsoft CD, Microvlar, Minidril, Minigynon, Minigynon 30, Minivlar, Mithuri, Monofeme, Neomonovar, Neovletta, Nociclin, Nordet, Nordette, Nordette 150/30, Nordette-21, Nordette-28, Norgylene, Norvetal, Nouvelle Duo, Ologyn-micro, Ovoplex 3, Ovoplex 30/50, Ovranet, Ovranette, Ovranette 30, Perle Ld, Portia, Primafem, Quasense, R-den, Reget 21+7, Riget, Rigevidon, Rigevidon 21, Rigevidon 21+7, Roselle, Seasonale, Seasonique, Seif, Sexcon, Stediril 30, Suginor 4 4
  0.03 mg EE

+

0.125 mg LNG
Enpresse, Minisiston, Mono Step, Trivora, Trust Pills 4 4
  0.05 mg EE

+

0.25 mg LNG
Contraceptive H.D., Control, D-Norginor, Denoval, Denoval-Wyeth, Duoluton, Duoluton L, Dystrol, Evanor, Evanor-d, FMP, Follinette, Neogentrol, Neogynon, Neogynon 21, Neogynon 50, Neogynon CD, Neogynona, Neovlar, Noral, Nordiol, Nordiol 21, Normamor, Novogyn 21, Ogestrel, Ologyn, Ovidon, Ovoplex, Ovran, Stediril-D 2 2
  0.03 mg EE

+

0.3 mg norgestrel
Anulette, Cryselle, Lo-Femenal, Lo-Gentrol, Low-Ogestrel, Lo/Ovral, Lo-Rondal, Minovral, Min-Ovral, Segura 4 4
  0.05 mg EE

+

0.5 mg norgestrel
Anfertil, Eugynon, Eugynon CD, Femenal, Jeny FMP, Ovral, Planovar, Stediril 2 2
Ulipristal acetate
Ulipristal acetate dedicated ECPs 30 mg ulipristal acetate ella, ellaOne 1 0

LNG = levonorgestrel EE = ethinyl estradiol

 

** Many pills, but safe. See p. 54, Q&A 5.



Sources: The Emergency Contraception Website, the International Planned Parenthood Federation Directory of Hormonal Contraceptives, and the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception

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