This brand name is authorized in Ecuador

Active ingredients

The drug ACTIVA 21 contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

1 Levonorgestrel

The precise mode of action of levonorgestrel as an emergency contraceptive is not known. At the recommended regimen, levonorgestrel is thought to work mainly by preventing ovulation and fertilisation if intercourse has taken place in the preovulatory phase, when the likelihood of fertilisation is the highest.

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2 17 alpha-Ethinylestradiol

Ethinylestradiol is chemically and biologically identical to endogenous human oestradiol. It substitutes for the loss of estrogen production in menopausal women, and alleviates menopausal symptoms. Estrogens prevent bone loss following menopause or ovariectomy.

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Authorization and marketing

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country Identification scheme Identifier(s)
Country: EC Agencia Nacional de Regulaciรณn, Control y Vigilancia Sanitaria Identifier(s): 5763-MEE-1220

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