CERAZETTE -DESOGESTREL 0.08 mg
Cerazette is one of the popular contraceptive pills for women. Cerazette tablets are used as a birth
control method to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. Unlike combined contraceptive pills which
contain two female sex hormones – oestrogen and progestogen, Cerazette is a progestogen-only-pill
(POP). This pill is beneficial for those women who are not tolerant to oestrogens.
Cerazette tablet, also known as 'mini pills' is a hormone pill consisting of a female sex hormone
called the progestogen desogestrel as its active ingredient.
HOW IT WORKS
Cerazette tablets act by hindering the process of ovulation. It also helps in halting the ripening of
the female egg cells. It also aids in contraception by making it hard for the male sperm cells to reach
HOW TO USE
It is advisable to use Cerazette tablets in the dose and duration as instructed by your doctor. You
need to take your Cerazette tablet daily, preferably at the same time of the day. You must read and
follow the instructions given on the medicine leaflet cautiously. Take it with or without food as per
your doctor's advice. Swallow it as a whole. In case if you miss a dose, consult your doctor about
how to make up for that.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
You must tell your doctor your full medical history, medications and any known allergy to such
drugs. Women who are pregnant or diagnosed with Thrombosis, jaundice, cancer should not use it.
Women with liver problems, breast cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure should ask their doctor
before using it.
Alteration in mood
Reduction in libido
Increment in weight
If you observe any adverse symptoms after using Cerazette tablets, please seek medical advice