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How long does it take for the Cerazette pill to work?

How long does it take for the Cerazette pill to work?

It takes two days for the pill’s contraceptive effect on cervical mucus to be re-established after missing a pill. If you are taking a 12-hour pill that stops ovulation (a desogestrel pill, such as Cerazette), you will need additional contraception for two days.

Can you start taking the pill as soon as you get it?

You can start taking birth control pills as soon as you get them — any day of the week, and anytime during your menstrual cycle. But when you’ll be protected from pregnancy depends on when you start and the kind of pill you’re using. You may need to use a backup birth control method (like condoms) for up to 7 days.

Is it normal to have a period on Cerazette?

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.

Do you bleed on Cerazette?

Can I take Cerazette straight away?

You can start taking Cerazette at any time in your menstrual cycle. If you start it on day 1 to 5 of your period you’ll be protected from pregnancy straight away and don’t need to use any extra contraception.

When is the best time to start the pill?

You can start the combination pill at any time.

  • If you start taking combination pills within 5 days after your period starts, you’ll be protected from pregnancy right away.
  • If you start combination pills any other time, you need to take the pill for 7 days before you’re protected from pregnancy.

    When did I start taking Cerazette for my period?

    Goodness knows how long this one will drag out! I started taking Cerazette on 18 April, the first day of my period. That period lasted about 5 days and I then had one week before another one started. This has been the most horrendously heavy period I have ever had in my life and it still going on.

    When to start Cerazette after having a miscarriage?

    If you start Cerazette more than 21 days after giving birth, use extra contraception for the first two days of pill taking. If you start Cerazette in the first five days after a miscarriage or abortion you’ll be protected against pregnancy immediately.

    Is it normal to take Cerazette without a break?

    You take the packs back-to-back without a break, including during your period. Many women won’t have their period at all while on Cerazette – this is normal and should not cause concern. How does Cerazette work?

    How often should you take Cerazette for diarrhoea?

    Cerazette is 99 per cent effective when taken correctly, but missing pills, vomiting, diarrhoea and taking certain other medicines can make it less effective. See below. One Cerazette tablet should be taken every day, at the same time each day.

    When to start taking Cerazette after giving birth?

    Start taking Cerazette on day 21 after the birth. This will protect you from pregnancy immediately so you don’t need to use extra contraception. If you start Cerazette more than 21 days after giving birth, use extra contraception for the first two days of pill taking.

    Cerazette is 99 per cent effective when taken correctly, but missing pills, vomiting, diarrhoea and taking certain other medicines can make it less effective. See below. One Cerazette tablet should be taken every day, at the same time each day.

    How long does your period last on Cerazette?

    Periods last for 4-5 days with normal/heavy bleeding then spotting for 10 days, then again starts. Stop cerazette. Consult Gynaecologist near you. Get ultrasound and some hormone test done, if everything comes normal, you can start combined oral contraceptive pills Read More

    When to start Cerazette after a miscarriage or abortion?

    If you start Cerazette in the first five days after a miscarriage or abortion you’ll be protected against pregnancy immediately. If you start taking it more than five days after the miscarriage or abortion, use extra contraception for the first two days of pill taking.