Cerazette is a method of contraception that is 99% effective when taken as prescribed. Cerazette contains the progestogen desogestrel and is ideal for people who can’t take a combined pill that contains oestrogen.

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Who can use Cerazette?

Cerazette only contains the progestogen desogestrel. Most women can use Cerazette safely, and it can be used by many women who are unable to take contraceptive pills containing oestrogen. It can be used by women up to the age of 55.

You can message our doctors in your patient account if you have any questions about Cerazette and whether it’s right for you.

Cerazette: Side Effects

You may experience some side effects when you take Cerazette. Common side effects of Cerazette include:

  • mood changes
  • lower sex drive
  • headaches
  • acne
  • nausea
  • breast pain
  • irregular bleeding
  • weight gain

Some uncommon side effects of Cerazette include:

  • vaginal infection
  • vomiting
  • hair loss (alopecia)
  • painful periods
  • ovarian cysts
  • feeling tired
  • finding it hard to wear contact lenses

Rare side effects of Cerazette include:

  • blood clots
  • rash or hives
  • allergic reaction
  • breast cancer

If you experience any of these side effects, please speak to your doctor as soon as possible. You can find out more about the possible side effects of Cerazette in the patient information leaflet that comes in your pack of pills.

You can report any side effects using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme in the Google Play or Apple App Store.

Medically reviewed by:
Dr Kathryn Basford

Dr Kathryn Basford is a qualified GP who works as a GP in London, as well as with ZAVA. She graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her GP training through Whipps Cross Hospital in London.

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Last reviewed: 08 Mar 2019

(Reviews are for ZAVA UK)

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