Desogestrel (Cerazette®) tablets are progestogen-only pills, used for the prevention of pregnancy.
Common side effects include:
Other possible side effects include weight changes, change in mood such as mood swings or low mood and decreased sexual drive.
Consult your doctor about any symptom that becomes bothersome.
If you experience any of the following serious side effects or drug allergy, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
Inform your healthcare professional if:
If you are seeing other healthcare professionals for any other medical conditions, inform them that you are taking this medication
Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications as other medications may reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives or oral contraceptives may change the effect of other medications.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time, even if that means taking two tablets in one day.
**If you miss your period (especially with missed tablets), consult your doctor to determine if you are pregnant before continuing to take the next cycle of contraceptives.
Each strip is sealed in a foil sachet.
Store the strip in the original sachet. Use within 1 month from the date of first opening of the sachet.
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.
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