Does cerazette pill cause hair loss?

How our community feel they have been impacted by hair loss on cerazette pill

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Out of the 393 reviews for cerazette pill, 0 people (0%) reported hair loss.

Reviewers that reported hair loss as a side effect

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Aug 23

I took me a whole year to realise my depressive state, my terrible body odor, my thick and dense body hair, my hair loss and my constant headaches were related to the same thing: the pill. The only thing that was evident from the start was how oily my face and body became and consequently, all the acne that I got on my face, chest and entire back were due to the pill. Another thing no one tells you about is how your breasts lose density and become smaller and saggy (as opposed to the enlargement caused by estrogen). And you can also have constant insomnia. After 2 years taking the pill and accepting that I would have to deal with side effects for many years to come (I have endometriosis), my spotting turned into heavy bleeding and then into multiple periods in a single month. The diagnosis: I had developed an intolerance to synthetic progestogen. How great! After stopping the pill, I felt like I had taken a shot of serotonin, and only then did I notice how depressive I had been all this time. It's been a battle, but I believe I'm uphill now.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  6th Jul 23

It had taken me a while to find a good contraception I started with Desorex which gave me horribly long irregular periods that would last months with only a few off days. I then tried cerelle which was just as bad and I didn’t get along with it then tried Cerazette. Cerazette has improved this definitely but I would still say I get irregular and abnormally longer period just not as bad, I also get long periods of time that I am not bleeding. I have come to realise from this site though that my irregular mid month bleeds are break through bleeding as I am not always the best at taking my pill on time due to shift patterns. I have been trying to improve this and have noticed that if I am 10 hours out it usually triggers a bleed and if I am bleeding for a while then again a 10 hour break tends to stop the bleed again. I think routine is the best for the mini pill. My sex drive feels the same, my skin is fine and I don’t notice any mood change, I also have been putting up with these irregular periods as they are SO light, I’ll only need a small pad or even paper for a few hours whereas not on the pill my period were very heavy and painful, I get almost no cramps ever on this which is great, it’s just annoying not knowing when you may get the small irregular bleeds. I am going to keep on the pill as my experience with the others was much worse however I have been debating Noriday from the reviews here about periods stopping I just don’t think that will happen for me lol, and I don’t want to risk getting the symptoms of dryness and low drive that I have seen so for now I will stick to Cerazette and keep researching:)

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Used for 12 - 18 mo
19 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Jun 23

I started this pill in January 2022 and at first my experience was quite good, no periods etc. but then after around 3 months I had an unexpected period and lasted over 30 days. I spoke to my GP and she said this is normal so i continued to take this pill. Over the next year I started to experience hair loss (but not too noticeable) and gained a little bit of weight due to an increased appetite. And then started to experience frequent reoccurring cystitis from July onwards. Only after researching online I found that there could be a correlation between this particular type of pill and cystitis (coupled with the random 30 day long periods, intense cramps and then cystitis I was in constant paid for weeks at a time) and I then changed my pill to the combined pill and my side affects have improved. Once coming off this pill also made me realise that my mood was lower during the year and a half of taking the progesterone only pill and now has improved significantly.

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Cerazette pill common side effects

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47% of cerazette pill reviewers reported tender breasts

41% of cerazette pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness

40% of cerazette pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

39% of cerazette pill reviewers reported period like cramps

35% of cerazette pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

Possible cerazette pill side effects

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