Cerazette Tablet 28'S

Contraception Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

CERAZETTE contains Desogestrel which is a female sex hormone, progestogen which is used to prevent pregnancy works primarily by preventing the sperm cells from entering the womb but do not always prevent the egg cell from ripening. There are two main kinds of hormone contraceptive i.e., The combined pill (COC), The Pill, which contains two types of female sex hormone known as oestrogen and progestogen. The progestogen-only pill, POP or mini-pill does not contain oestrogen. Desogestrel is a highly effective contraceptive which is a progestogen-only-pill (POP) or a mini-pill. It can be used by women who do not tolerate oestrogens and breast feeding. This medicine also works by changing the lining of the uterus and increases the thickness of cervical mucus to prevent pregnancy.

Always take CERAZETTE exactly as directed by your doctor. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart problems, are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age. The common side effects are headache, nausea, acne and mood change.

USES OF CERAZETTE

  • Used to prevent pregnancy

HOW CERAZETTE WORKS

CERAZETTE work by preventing the sperm cells from entering the womb but do not always prevent the egg cell from ripening.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take CERAZETTE exactly as your doctor has told you. Swallow the medicine whole, with water and take each day at about the same time.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CERAZETTE

SERIOUS

  • swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat causing breathing difficulty or swallowing
  • heavy vaginal bleeding
  • severe pain or swelling in either of legs, pains in chest, breathlessness, cough up blood (thrombosis)
  • severe stomach ache or jaundice
  • lump in your breast

COMMON

  • depressed and altered mood
  • decrease in sexual drive
  • headache
  • nausea
  • acne
  • breast pain
  • irregular or no menstruation
  • increase in body weight

RARE

  • rash, hives, painful blue red skin lumps (erythema nodosum)  

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a cold, wet cloth or ice pack to your forehead. Rest in a quiet, comfortable, dark room.

Acne:

Wash your face twice a day and after sweating and stop scrubbing your face and resist touching, picking, and popping your acne.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CERAZETTE is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. 

BREASTFEEDING

CERAZETTE should be used with caution during breastfeeding unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

CERAZETTE does not effect on the ability to drive or handle any machines.

LIVER

CERAZETTE is not recommended in patients with severe liver disorder, liver cancer or any other active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Desogestrel.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have or had,

  • thrombosis (formation of blood clot)
  • jaundice (yellowing of skin)
  • breast cancer
  • vaginal bleeding
  • diabetes
  • epilepsy
  • tuberculosis
  • increase in blood pressure
  • chloasma (yellowish brown pigmentation patches on the skin)

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,

  • primidone, phenytoin, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, felbamate, topiramate and phenobarbital, lamotrigine (used to treat epilepsy)
  • rifampicin, rifabutin (used to treat tuberculosis)
  • ritonavir, nelfinavir, nevirapine, efavirenz (treats HIV infections)
  • boceprevir, telaprevir (treats hepatitis C virus infection)
  • griseofulvin (treats infectious diseases)
  • bosentan (high blood pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs)
  • St. John’s Wort (used to treat depression)
  • clarithromycin, erythromycin (treats bacterial infection)
  • ketoconazole, itraconazole, fluconazole (used to treat fungal infection)
  • diltiazem (treats hypertension angina and heart rhythm disorders)
  • ciclosporin

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Desogestrel
Pharmacological Category :   Progestogen
Therapeutic Indication :   Prevents pregnancy
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT CERAZETTE

Does CERAZETTE affect your mood?

It is commonly associated with mood changes, depressed mood and decreased libido. Consult your doctor if this symptom persists for a long time.

How effective is this CERAZETTE?

It is a highly effective contraceptive, when taken correctly as advised by your doctor.

What if I forget to take CERAZETTE?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember and continue the usual dose. However, if the dose was missed by more than 12 hours, it is not protected against pregnancy.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Estrogens, progestins and contraceptives. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page - 321.

2. Ellis R Levin and Stephen R. Hammes. Estrogens and Progestins. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page: 1186.

3. Sarah Watson and Linda Härmark. Desogestrel and panic attacks – a new suspected adverse drug reaction reported by patients and health care professionals on spontaneous reports. British journal of clinical pharmacology. Aug, 2018; [Accessed on Jan 23, 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6046470/

4. Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Sep 2020] [Accessed on Jan 23, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1698.pdf

5. Actavis Group PTC ehf. Laboratorios León Farma, S.A. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised June 2015] [Accessed on Jan 23, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6830.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    MCG g
    Ingredient
    DESOGESTREL 0.075MG
    Hsn Code
    30066010
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