Cerazette Tablets

Cerazette is a progestin-only pill (PPS) that contains the synthetic sex hormone desogestrel. Unlike combined birth control pills, Cerazette does not contain estrogen-type hormones. Cerazette prevents you from getting pregnant by increasing the thickness of the mucus in the neck of your womb (cervix), making it difficult for sperm to pass through. Unlike traditional progestin-only pills, Cerazette's contraceptive effect is primarily achieved by inhibiting ovulation. Cerazette is believed to be more effective than traditional 3-hour window PPS in preventing pregnancy. It is more than 99% effective (less than 1 in 100 women will become pregnant in the first year) when taken correctly. However, this is lower (91% effective) in real life when Cerazette is not always taken perfectly.

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- - 84 Tablets (3 months) 21.00
- - 168 Tablets (6 Months) 29.00

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Cerazette is a progestin-only pill (PPS) that contains the synthetic sex hormone desogestrel. Unlike combined birth control pills, Cerazette does not contain estrogen-type hormones.

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What is Cerazette?

The Cerazette contraceptive pill is used to prevent pregnancy. Cerazette contains a small amount of a type of female sex hormone, the progestogen desogestrel. For this reason, Cerazette is known as a progestogen-only pill. Unlike the combination pills, the progestogen-only pill does not contain estrogen-type hormones along with progestogen.

Most progestogen-only pills work primarily by preventing sperm from entering the uterus, but they do not always prevent the egg from maturing, which is the main action of combination pills. Cerazette is different from other progestogen-only pills in that it has a dose that in most cases is high enough to prevent the egg from maturing. For this reason, Cerazette provides high contraceptive efficacy.

Unlike the combined pill, Cerazette can be taken by women who do not tolerate estrogens and women who are breastfeeding. One downside is that you may experience irregular vaginal bleeding while using Cerazette. It may also not bleed.

How does it work?

The Benefit of Cerazette is thanks to it being a progestogen-only contraceptive, which contains the progestogen desogestrel. With other progestin-only contraceptives, Cerazette is more suitable for use during lactation and in women who cannot or do not want to use estrogens. Contrary to other contraceptives traditional with progestogen-only, the contraceptive effect of Cerazette is mainly achieved by inhibiting ovulation. Another effect is the increased viscosity of cervical mucus.

What are the benefits of taking it?

Cerazette is a reliable contraceptive if used correctly. The active substance, desogestrel, prevents ovulation and thickens the mucous plug of the cervix. As a result, the probability of pregnancy is practically nil. Because it contains only one progestogen hormone, Cerazette is a highly suitable contraceptive pill for women who cannot tolerate or cannot take estrogens. In addition, Cerazette can be used during lactation.

How do I use it and its dosage?

Cerazette instructions

For the Cerazette Dosage, each blister contains 28 tablets. There are arrows printed on the front of the blister, between the tablets. If you flip the blister and look on the back, you will see the days of the week printed on the foil. Each day corresponds to one tablet.

Each time you start a new Cerazette blister, take one tablet from the top row, but not just one tablet. For example, if you start on a Wednesday you should take the tablet from the top row that is marked (behind) "WED". Continue taking one tablet a day until the blister is empty, always following the direction of the arrows. Looking at the back of the blister you can easily check if you have already taken your tablet on a given day.

Take your tablet at about the same time each day, swallowing it whole with water. Some bleeding may occur while using Cerazette but you should continue to take the tablets normally. When you finish a blister you should start a new one the next day, therefore without leaving any rest day and without waiting for bleeding to appear.

Side effects & precautions

Like all medicines, Cerazette birth control can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Consult your doctor immediately if you experience allergic reactions (hypersensitivity), including swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat causing difficulty in breathing or swallowing (angioedema and/or anaphylaxis).

Vaginal bleeding may occur irregularly during the use of Cerazette, which may be a slight spotting that may not even require a compressor more heavy bleeding, which closely resembles a menses and requires the use of sanitary protection. It can also happen that you never have bleeding. Irregular bleeding is not a sign that Cerazette's contraceptive protection is decreasing. In general, you do not need to do anything, just continue taking Cerazette. However, if the bleeding is heavy or prolonged, see your doctor.

Cerazette users have reported the following side effects:

Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 women):

  • mood changes, depressed mood, decreased sex drive (libido)
  • headache
  • sickness
  • acne
  • breast pain, irregular or no menstruation
  • weight gain

Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 women):

  • infection of the vagina
  • discomfort with wearing contact lenses
  • vomiting
  • hair loss
  • painful periods, ovarian cysts
  • fatigue

Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 women):

  • rash, hives, purple, painful bumps on the skin (erythema nodosum) (these are skin effects)

Warnings and precautions

If any of the circumstances or risk factors mentioned below are present, they should weigh the benefits of using progestogens in each specific case against the possible risks to each woman, and discuss these aspects with the woman before you decide to start taking Cerazette. Whether aggravates or exacerbates any of these circumstances or risk factors or if it appears for the first time, the woman you should tell your doctor. The doctor must decide if the use of Cerazette should be disrupted.

Buying Cerazette online.

You can buy Cerazette (Cerelle) online through one of the UK’s leading online pharmacies, Pharmacy Planet. It's easy and convenient. You will need to fill out a short assessment and the item will be delivered directly to your door. If you want to buy the Cerazette oral contraceptive pill online, use Pharmacy Planet, a UK pharmacy you can trust.