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Additional Information on Safyral

What If I Take an Overdose?

Women who take too much Safyral may experience the following symptoms:
 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Other menstrual irregularities
  • High blood potassium (hyperkalemia).
     
(Click Safyral Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Safyral Be Stored?

Keep Safyral 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 this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What If I Miss a Dose?

Missing doses of Safyral 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 (see Safyral Dosage). Refer to the patient information that comes with each package for more information on what to do if you miss a dose, or consult your healthcare provider.
 

Available Strengths

Safyral comes in one strength, containing 3 mg of drospirenone, 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol, and 0.451 mg of levomefolate calcium per active tablet (the 21 orange tablets). The seven inactive (light-orange) tablets contain 0.451 mg of levomefolate calcium only (they do not contain any of the hormones).
 

Can I Buy Generic Safyral?

This medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Safyral).
 
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