Hey! is anyone on Cerazette? i have been on it for about 5 months and so far havent had a period, i have talked to the doc and he says thats fine, usually my b/f and i use condoms aswell, but 1 week ago we didnt and i was wondering what the liklihood is for cerazette to fail (as i dont think it stops ovulation) and for me to get preggers, and how would i know as i dont get periods on this pill?hope someone can help.
Anyone on Cerazette (new mini pill)
In reply to:In contrast to traditional progestagen-only pills, the contraceptive effect of CERAZETTE is achieved primarily by inhibition of ovulation as has been concluded from ultrasound monitoring of the ovaries and from the absence of both the midcycle LH-peak and an increase of luteal progesterone.____________________________________POP - progesten-only pillCOC - combined oral contraceptive (estrogen and progestin)progestogen - UK-ish for progestinHormonal Contraception – Progestin Only Pill:In reply to:The failure rate [of the POP] is slightly higher with a method failure rate of 0.5% compared with 0.1% for the COC. This is the percentage of unintended pregnancies in the first year of use. However, user failure rate pushes both up to 5%.reference: Trussell, J. (2004) Contraceptive efficacy. In: Hatcher, R.A., Trussell, J., Stewart, F., et al, (Eds.) Contraceptive technology. 18th edn. New York: Ardent Media)
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