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Cilest


Cilest contains ethinylestradiol and norgestimate, taken for the purpose of preventing pregnancy.

Cilest

 

What is Cilest?

Cilest is a type of combined hormonal contraceptive pill. The two active ingredients that is contains is
ethinylestradiol and norgestimate. This medication is taken to prevent pregnancy. The way the medication works is that it tricks the body into thinking that ovulation has already happened and so stops the egg from being released.

Effectiveness

Cilest is known to be 99% effective in preventing unwanted pregnancy, if taken in the correct way, as instructed on the patient information leaflet. However, it is important to note that this pill will not protect against sexually transmitted diseases.

How to Use Cilest

Cilest is a 21 day pill which is taken daily for 21 days, followed by 7 days where no pills are taken. It is recommended to take this medication at the same time each day. The blisters are marked with a day of the week, to aid with taking the medication. The pills must be swallowed whole, with water if needed.

If you miss a tablet, take a replacement tablet as soon as you remember; even if this means taking two tablets at the same time, and continue to take the course at the same time of day that you usually would. It is highly advised to take extra contraceptive precautions for the following days.

It is advised to contact your doctor, family planning nurse or pharmacist for further advice, as they may recommend you to use emergency contraception.

If you are sick or suffer from severe diarrhoea within two hours of taking the medication, your body may not have absorbed all of the hormones from the pill. It is advised to take a pill from a spare strip to compensate for this pill, and then carry on taking the course as normal; no extra contraception is needed. If you are suffering from persistent vomiting and severe diarrhoea, for more than 24 hours, additional precautions should be used; during and for 7 days after recovery.

Cilest Side Effects

Cilest can cause side effects; however, not everybody suffers from them. There is a slight increased risk of blood clots in the veins, breast cancer and liver problems and so it is important to check for any symptoms. Other side effects include: headache, vomiting, diarrhoea, painful or unusual periods, migraine, depression, weight gain, UTI’s and acne.

Read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.

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Prices

Medication Quantity Price
Cilest 63 £15.95

Patient Information

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment. The patient information can be found here .

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Christmas Delivery Information

Please note that we will be dispatching orders up until 9am on Saturday 24th December. Any orders placed after this time will be dispatched when we re-open on Wednesday 28th December.

To ensure you receive your order before Christmas Day, order before 3pm on Friday December 23rd with Royal Mail Next Day Special Delivery, or alternatively select UPS Express before 2pm on 22nd December.

Please note that any orders placed after 2pm on 22nd December using the UPS Express delivery method will be delivered on the next business working day after Christmas.

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