Side effects of ellaOne®
Like all medicines, ellaOne® can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them.
The most commonly reported side effects are:
- nausea (feeling sick)
- abdominal pain
- painful periods.
These are also possible signs of pregnancy.
Taking a pregnancy test
If you miss your period or your period is lighter or heavier than normal, and you experience such symptoms after taking ellaOne®, you should do a pregnancy test.
It is possible that your period may be delayed for more than 7 days of the expected time, after taking ellaOne®. If this happens, or you are in any doubt, it is recommended you take a pregnancy test.
If you get any side effects, talk to your pharmacist or other healthcare professional.