The Mini Contraceptive Pill is one of the most widely prescribed forms of birth control in the UK. But which mini contraceptive is best? And what are these differences between these pills? In this guide, we compare some of the most popular types of oral mini contraceptive pills to help you decide which is right for you.
|Cerazette Mini Pill||Cerelle||Feanolla|
|How it works||Prevents sperm cells from entering the womb||Prevents sperm cells from entering the womb||Prevents sperm cells from entering the womb|
|Price||£24.99 - 3 months supply||£17.99 - 3 months supply||£43.00 - 3 months supply|
|How it works||Makes it hard for sperm to enter the womb, changes the lining of your womb so that a fertilised egg cannot grow there & sometimes stops your ovaries releasing an egg||Prevents sperm cells from entering the womb|
|Price||£17.99 - 3 months supply||£32.00 - 3 months supply|
Cerazette Mini Pill
Cerazette is commonly prescribed to women in England as a form of birth control. It’s particularly useful for women who do not tolerate oestrogens and by those who are currently breastfeeding. NHS England prescribed 221,450 items containing Cerazette Mini Pill between September 2018 and August 2019. One Cerazette tablet should be taken at around the same time every day for 28 days until you have finished the blister pack. The next day, simply start the next packet and continue taking the pills. See the Cerazette patient information leaflet for more details.
The price for 3 months supply of Cerazette is £24.99. This also includes a free, confidential consultation with a registered doctor.
Cerelle is a Mini Oral Contraceptive pill that contains the medication Desogestrel. This mini pill is well suited to women who have problems with combined pills (which contain both progestin and estrogen) so is often a good option for those types of people. In the past year (ending August 2019), Cerelle was prescribed by NHS England 679,759 times, making it the most popular mini contraceptive pills in this comparison. You should always speak to a doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medication, and follow their instructions when you do so. The Cerelle patient information leaflet provides information about this drug, such as possible side effects, dosage instructions and everything you need to know before you take this drug.
Cerelle Mini Pill costs £17.99 for a 3 month supply which also includes an online doctor consultation.
8,596 prescriptions were written for Feanolla over the last 12 months (ending August 2019) by the NHS in England. Similarly to the pills mentioned above, Feanolla is a progestin-only pill that works by preventing sperm cells from entering the womb. It should be taken once a day at about the same time each day. Important information you should know before taking this mini pill can be found in the Feanolla patient information leaflet. Always make sure you take this medication exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has directed you.
Feanolla costs £43.00 for 3 month supply from the Doctor 4 U website. This also includes a free confidential consultation with one of our registered online doctors.
Noriday is a type of mini contraceptive pill that contains the progestin Norethisterone. It works in three ways; making it more difficult for sperm to enter the womb, preventing any fertilised eggs from growing in the lining of the womb and sometimes, Noriday can stop your ovaries from releasing an egg. Between September 2018 and August 2019, 138,897 prescriptions were written for this drug by the NHS in England. Information about Noriday can be found in the Noriday patient information leaflet, such as dosage instructions, possible side effects and more.
The price for 3 months supply of Noriday from the Doctor 4 U site is £17.99 (including a free online consultation with one of our doctors).
Zelleta was prescribed 64,747 times by NHS England between September 2018 and August 2019. It works by preventing sperm cells from entering the womb. Information about this drug's active substances, dosage instructions, and possible side effects can be found in the Zelleta patient information leaflet. You should always take this mini contraceptive exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Zelleta costs £32.00 for a 3 month supply on the Doctor 4 U website.
We hope this comparison has been useful in providing a general overview of each of these mini contraceptive pills. For further help or advice regarding any form of contraception, our registered doctors are here to help. Simply navigate to the free online consultation on one of our product pages.