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What If I Take an Overdose?

Women who take too much Marlissa may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding.
(Click Nordette Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

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).

Is There a Generic Version?

Marlissa is actually a generic version of Nordette (see Generic Nordette).

Who Makes Marlissa?

Marlissa is made by Glenmark Generics, Ltd. (see Generic Nordette).

Available Strengths

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.
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