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Cerazette (desogestrel) is a popular contraceptive pill based on progestogen and are also known as “mini-pill”. As an effective birth control pills the significant use of these pills is evaluated in the female population who are breast feeding and unable to use oestrogen based contraceptive pills. It is also popular in females who are not interested to use oestrogen based birth control pills due to possible health risks. One more positive point of this method of birth control is generally a much lower dose of Cerazette can be used to solve the purpose than the combination therapy with in a combination pill, in which a higher dose of a progestin is used in combination with an oestrogen.

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28 Tablet/s  $21.00 $0.75
56 Tablet/s  $27.00 $0.48
84 Tablet/s  $37.00 $0.44

Cerazette is medicinal pills to be used as contraceptive pills. This medication contains synthetic progestogen that works similarly to the natural female hormone. Females who are searching for effective birth control pills that are not based on oestrogen can take these pills. However, the selection of contraception method should be done after consultation with your doctor about your requirements and expectations. Knowing the possible risks associated with contraception method is also important.

When I should not use Cerazette contraceptive pills and what are the warnings and precautions associated with Cerazette treatment?

It is recommended that patient should start medication after proper medical consultation. In your discussion for the use of Cerazette contraceptive pills your doctor may want to know if you have any of the following health conditions as in such case the treatment cannot be advised to patient:

  • Allergies with desogestrel or any ingredient present in Cerazette

  • Suspected or confirmed pregnancy

  • Positive with deep venous thrombosis (blood clot) or thromboembolic blood disorders

  • Suffering with vaginal bleeding that cause is unexplained

  • Suspected or confirmed hormone induced tumor such as breast or endometrial carcinoma

  • Positive with jaundice,

  • Decreased liver or kidney functioning or severe liver disease history

  • High blood pressure or diabetic patient

  • Positive or history of chloasma (patches of yellow/brown pigmentation)

  • Medicines that can interact with Cerazette are included in current prescriptions such as

  • anticonvulsants medications including phenytoin, carbamazepin and topiramate,

  • barbiturates like Phenobarbital,

  • anti-infective medication such as rifampicin, rifabutin, nelfinavir, griseofulvin, cyclosporine, St John's Wort etc.

How much doses to be used?

Cerazette is everyday pill that to be used in 28 cycle. Patinet should start this medication after consulting with their doctor. If you are using any other contraceptive pills and switching to these “mini pills” follow all the instructions as advised by your doctor (also listed on the leaflet provided by the manufacturer) before doing so.

What are the possible side effects associated with Cerazette?

The treatment with Cerazette contraceptive pills is completely safe and most of the users complete their medication without any difficulty. However, in infrequent occasions the commonly reported possible adverse reactions include irregular bleeding, light bleeding or no bleeding at all. Other side effects may also occur such as

  • headache,

  • acne,

  • mood alterations,

  • breast pain,

  • nausea, and

  • weight increase

Possible allergic reaction symptoms when the Cerazette pills are used by anyone who has hypersensitivity with any ingredient present in it. Symptoms of hypersensitivity reaction with the drug include: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, rashes, redness on skin etc.

What would be consequences of missing a dose of Cerazette?

Missing the dose of this medicinal contraceptive like Cerazette can increases your possibility of being pregnant. In such condition if it is not about 12 hours delay, take the pills immediately and take the next pill at regular schedule. If it is more than 12 hours to your missed dose, take the pill immediately and also take the next pill on the same day as well. It means you will be taking two pills in a day. In case of any confusion consult your doctor to know instructions for further use.

What happens if I overdose?

Overdose may cause unwanted symptoms of nausea and vomiting. You should consult your medical advisor if you think you have used too much of this medicine.

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