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More Details on Amethyst

What If I Take an Overdose?

Women who take too much Amethyst may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Other menstrual irregularities.
(Click Lybrel Overdose for more information.)

Storage Methods

Keep the tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take them each day. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture or heat.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What If I Miss a Dose?

Missing doses of Amethyst increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed (see Amethyst Dosage). If you are not sure what to do, refer to the patient information that comes with each pack of Amethyst, or consult your healthcare provider.

Who Makes Amethyst?

This medicine is made by Watson Laboratories, Inc.

Available Strengths

Amethyst comes in one strength, containing 0.09 mg (90 mcg) of levonorgestrel and 0.02 mg (20 mcg) of ethinyl estradiol per tablet. Unlike most other birth control pills, Amethyst does not contain any inactive tablets.
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Amethyst Birth Control Information

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