Is Cerazette and desogestrel the same?

Cerazette is a brand name for desogestrel 75 microgram tablets. It can be taken by most women, including breastfeeding mothers, heavy smokers and those with high blood pressure, migraine or a risk of blood clots.

What type of pill is Desorex?

About progestogen-only contraceptive tablets

Type of medicine Progestogen-only contraceptive
Used for Contraception (preventing pregnancy)
Also called Containing desogestrel; Aizea®, Cerelle®, Cerazette®, Desomono®, Desorex®, Feanolla®, Zelleta®, Containing norethisterone; Noriday® Containing levonorgestrel; Norgeston®

Do you get a period on Cerazette pill?

Vaginal bleeding may occur at irregular intervals while using Cerazette. This may be just slight staining which may not even require a pad, or heavier bleeding, which looks rather like a scanty period. You may need to use tampons or sanitary towels. You may also not have any bleeding at all.

Is Zelleta the same as Cerazette?

Zelleta and Cerazette are both 12 hour progestogen only pills (POP) which means that they have to be taken within the same 12 hour window each day to be effective. They both contain exactly the same amount of the same active ingredient – desogestrel 75mg.

What are the side effects of Desorex pill?

Common side effects may include:

  • nausea, vomiting (especially when you first start taking this medicine);
  • breast tenderness;
  • breakthrough bleeding;
  • acne, darkening of facial skin;
  • weight gain; or.
  • problems with contact lenses.

Is Cerazette a 3 hour or 12-hour pill?

Cerazette – one of the most popular progestogen-only pills. It provides a 12-hour window in which you can take it and still be protected from pregnancy.

Can desogestrel cause headaches?

increased blood pressure–severe headache, blurred vision, pounding in your neck or ears; swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet; changes in the pattern or severity of migraine headaches; a breast lump; or.

Can I change the time I take my pill?

With combination pills, simply change the time you take your pill to whatever works best for you. These pills work as long as you take one every day, even if it’s not at the same time each day.