Mercilon is a low oestrogen combined pill that contains a type of progestogen called desogestrel - which is also in most mini pills. Mercilon might be a good option if you are suffering from side effects related to oestrogen with other combined pills, like nausea and sore boobs.

What is in the Mercilon pill?

20mcg
Low oestrogen
150mcg
Less-Androgenic progestogen

Alternative to Mercilon pill

This contraceptive sits in Group 2 and has the same hormonal ingredient as:

Frequency

Daily

Effectiveness

93% - 99+%

Blood clot risk

Increased

Effect on fertility

None

FAQs

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Detailed information

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