Primovlar tablets, India, 1979

Made:
1979 in India
maker:
Schering AG

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Primovlar 50 ED tablets by German Remedies Ltd., one of a selection of drugs and related material from India,
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Primovlar 50 ED tablets by German Remedies Ltd., one of a selection of drugs and related material from India,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Primovlar 50 ED tablets by Schering/German Remedies Ltd., one of a selection of drugs and related material from India, 1975-1980.

Primovlar tablets contain a combination of levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol. These drugs are used in oral contraceptive pills such as Primovlar to prevent pregnancy. The manufacturer’s instructions state one tablet should be taken daily. Levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol can be prescribed in larger doses as emergency contraception. This can be taken up to 72 hours after intercourse. The tablets were manufactured in India by German Remedies Limited.

Details

Category:
Materia Medica & Pharmacology
Object Number:
1981-1397/11
Materials:
carboard, glass, metal, paper, plastic
type:
drug
taxonomy:
status:
Permanent collection

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