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“Simply Cilest!”

published 01/12/2006

ProNo side effects, easy and simple form of contracep...

ConsLarger pills than other brands

After suffering numerous difficulties on Microgynon, I decided to opt for another pill to see if that solved any of the side effects that I appeared to be suffering from. I visited my G.P to discuss the problems that I had been having, namely depression and the fact that I now had a protruding...

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Excellent

ProExcellent cycle control, slightly clearer skin aft...

ConsThe usual pill-related side effects that go away a...

Cilest oral contraceptive: This pill is contains Ethinylestradiol 35 micrograms and norgestimate 250 micrograms (an oestrogen and a progestogen). It is quite anti-androgenic, and in the U.S. is prescribed as an acne/PCOS treatment (called Ortho-Cyclen), in fact it is the only pill recommended for...

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“One for the ladies...”

published 28/04/2003

ProNo babies!

ConsLots of side-effects for me

I’ve been on Cilest twice now, once when I was a lot younger, mainly to help with painful periods, and once more recently, mainly for contraceptive purposes. Both times I changed to a different pill after about a year – the first time I didn’t get on with the alternative pill...

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Excellent

“THE pill”

published 23/08/2002

ProNo side-effects and it works!

ConsYou have to remember to take it...

I’ve heard so many stories about people going on the contraceptive pill and gaining weight, getting acne, getting moody, that I was very reluctant about doing it myself. In fact when the doctor lists the possible side effects it is positively terrifying! However I have found no significant...

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Super

“My Pill”

published 06/04/2004

Prounprotected safe sex, lighter periods.

ConsWeight gain, doesn't protect from STD's

Cilest is one of many combined pill's available to women through prescription from their GP free of charge. You can either go to your local GP or family planning centre who will assess you and your family's medical history to see if you will be able to take the pill safely. It contains both...

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“The pros and cons of Cilest”

published 12/11/2002

Proeasy to remember when to take, 98 percent effectiv...

Conscan have unpleasant side effects

OK, this is a completely rewritten op - I'm going back and changing my first ops to (hopefully) get higher ratings and provide more information! After entering into my current relationship, my partner and I decided that using a contraceptive pill would be a good idea. When visiting my doctor to...

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Not for me

Pronot pregnant, was okay at first

Consspotting, sore breasts, lightheadedness, rashes, e...

I had a really bad time on Cileste. At first I only had some physical symptoms I noticed, loads of spotting and irregular periods, rashes, dizziness, some symptoms emotionally but not too bad, and didn't connect these to Cilest. I have been taking it about a year, maybe a bit less, maybe a bit...

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Good

ProLess emotional, regular periods, good contraceptiv...

Consthirst, tiredness, weird appetite, snappy, irritab...

I was on Cilest for almost a year, but have recently stopped taking it for a month to see if I'm any better without it. Since stopping I have been very emotional - tearful - though this could be more to do with other things, I don't know. I didn't really notice the side effects until I thought...

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Excellent

Proit was cheap for doctors to prescribe

Consi had an unplanned pregnancy

hi, i was taking microgygon 30 for 4 years. one day i started bleeding very heavilly and i passed a large lump of what seemed like flesh when i was bleeding. i wasnt pregnant but i was in alot of pain. i was reffered to a gynae ward and examined. the lump i passed was sent to pathology and it...

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“Ruined my skin”

published 16/03/2001

Progreat for regulating periods

Consmade my skin bad

I was on Cilest for 10mnths so I gave it a good go. At the beginning it seemed like the ideal pill for me as I have had terrible trouble finding one that suits me. To start with I only had a few leg cramps and sore breasts on the 10th and 11th pill of the packet. It regulated my periods and they...

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Excellent

ProNo bleeding! Increase in libido, bigger boobs, no ...

ConsSlight nausea at first, breakthrough bleeding afte...

First of all - a bit of background. I have tried several different pills over the years. Firstly was Microgynon which led to three months of constant bleeding, headaches and PMT. Next was Yasmin - two months constant bleeding which led to anaemia. After this I went off pills for a couple of years...

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Not for me

“cilest causes panic attacks”

published 01/04/2009

Prono babies

Conspainful, panic attacks, heavy periods, sickness, ...

Ok well i guess you all know how to take this pill. If not... you take one a day at the same time for 3 weeks and then you have a weeks gap. you then start taking your next pack same day a week later even if you are still bleeding. You are covered against pregancy within this weeks gap. Also if...

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Satisfactory

“Cilest made me cry a lot”

published 22/04/2009

Probetter skin, no weight gain, lighter periods, no e...

ConsIncreased irritability, mood swings and depression...

I’ve been on Cilest since about August ’08 and I think I started crying at random stuff around October time. I’m not an-overly sensitive person, but since being on this pill I’ve been snappy, irritable and the tiniest thing can make me cry. Also taking as little as one pill late throws off my...

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Satisfactory

ProProtects you from getting pregnant, didn't put on ...

ConsLots of 'spotting', made me more than over emotion...

I visited my GP just before Christmas enquiring about going on the Pill and he suggested Cilest to me. It had been about 3 years since I was last on the Pill (Microgynon - didn't agree with me, I suffered with headaches and nausea). The first month with Cilest I didn't encounter any problems. The...

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Excellent

“Cilest-ial”

published 02/05/2005

ProNo babies, lighter periods

ConsWithdrawal headaches

In many ways Cilest was the perfect pill for me. I was on it for about 4 years after switching from Microgynon because of heavy periods. It comes in packs of 21 pills in an attractive pale pink blister strip. It is packaged in packs of 3 and in each 3 pack you also get a pretty cardboard slip...

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Product Information : Cilest Contraceptive Pill

Manufacturer's product description

Female Contraception - Contraceptive Pills

Product Details

Long Name: Contraceptive Pill

Type: Contraceptive Pills

Manufacturer: Cilest

Type for Subname: Female Contraception

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