Levonorgestrel pill vs Levonelle One Step pill

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Overview

Rated 3.3

11 reviews

Once after sex

Frequency

97%

Effectiveness

None

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Rated 3.6

5 reviews

Once after sex

Frequency

97%

Effectiveness

None

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Levonorgestrel pill ingredients

Main hormones in Levonorgestrel pill

Androgenic progestogen


Levonelle One Step pill ingredients

Main hormones in Levonelle One Step pill

Androgenic progestogen

What Lowdown reviewers say

Benefits: What this contraceptive can help with

There are no benefits that are recognised in scientific research or guidelines for this contraceptive

There are no benefits that are recognised in scientific research or guidelines for this contraceptive

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Levonorgestrel pill reviews

11 reviews

Used for 1 - 3 mo
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th Feb 24

  •  Still using

For those emergencies where me and my partner haven’t used a condom or had sex during my ovulation period, I’ve been used the morning after pill which has most definitely been very effective for me. I don’t really experience any excessive side effects but what I do notice every time I take this medication my period is comes a week later than normal and it can be much heavier at times with more clots , and the periods are very painful.

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Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
17 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  10th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

At first i did not know what contraception to use and i was introduced to Levonelle and my overall experience was good . I did not experience any irregularities with my period or any change with my weight.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th Feb 22

  •  Stopped using

I thought I didn’t have much negative side effect after this and I’ve taken it about twice or thrice in the last ten years when another contraceptive method has failed. Every time I have taken it, about a month after I have an incredible amount of hair fall which really worried me.


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1 comments

Used for 1 - 3 mo
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th Feb 24

  •  Still using

For those emergencies where me and my partner haven’t used a condom or had sex during my ovulation period, I’ve been used the morning after pill which has most definitely been very effective for me. I don’t really experience any excessive side effects but what I do notice every time I take this medication my period is comes a week later than normal and it can be much heavier at times with more clots , and the periods are very painful.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 1 - 3 mo
17 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  10th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

At first i did not know what contraception to use and i was introduced to Levonelle and my overall experience was good . I did not experience any irregularities with my period or any change with my weight.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th Feb 22

  •  Stopped using

I thought I didn’t have much negative side effect after this and I’ve taken it about twice or thrice in the last ten years when another contraceptive method has failed. Every time I have taken it, about a month after I have an incredible amount of hair fall which really worried me.


Top side effects not reported

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Levonelle One Step pill reviews

5 reviews

Used for 6 - 12 mo
33 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th Apr 24

  •  Still using

All good, easy and convenient.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  8th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

Took the morning after pill when I needed it and I had no problems or delays with my period the following month.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  24th Oct 23

  •  Stopped using

Took it after being advised by GP even though my pregnancy test was negative. Nauseous straight away for nearly 24hrs. Had period like cramps for a day too. Worst bit was my mood was very low and emotional for 4 days, when I wanted to be happy as I was with family and boyfriend. Constantly felt like I had caused a problem when I hadn't. Didn't need to check if it had worked as I had my period a couple weeks later. Periods haven't gone back to normal and have experienced other changes since but because I started taking the mini-pill straight away afterwards.


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
33 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th Apr 24

  •  Still using

All good, easy and convenient.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  8th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

Took the morning after pill when I needed it and I had no problems or delays with my period the following month.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  24th Oct 23

  •  Stopped using

Took it after being advised by GP even though my pregnancy test was negative. Nauseous straight away for nearly 24hrs. Had period like cramps for a day too. Worst bit was my mood was very low and emotional for 4 days, when I wanted to be happy as I was with family and boyfriend. Constantly felt like I had caused a problem when I hadn't. Didn't need to check if it had worked as I had my period a couple weeks later. Periods haven't gone back to normal and have experienced other changes since but because I started taking the mini-pill straight away afterwards.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
32 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Sep 22

  •  Still using

Always choose the best option for you I have taken this pill numerous times so i was aware of the side affects, not so bad as other pills just a heavier period which also came early which is normal for me happems most times I've took it but overall I would recommend for a morning after solution.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  30th Nov 21

  •  Stopped using

It worked and you're not exactly offered a choice with what you're given but this seriously effected my mood both times I took it.


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