Keep Marlissa tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take the tablets each day. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
Keep Marlissa and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What If I Miss a Dose of Marlissa?
Missing doses of Marlissa increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed and where exactly you are in your cycle. Refer to the patient information that comes with each package for more information on what to do, or consult your healthcare provider (also see Marlissa Dosage for more information).
Marlissa comes in packs of 28 tablets, containing 0.15 mg of levonorgestrel and 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol in each of the first 21 tablets. The last seven tablets of each package do not contain any active ingredients.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed March 7, 2012.
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