Cilique Pill

An alternative to Cilest

1 pack of 3 x 21 Cilique 250/35mg norgestimate and ethinylestradiol tablet

Cilique and Cilest are two types of combined contraceptive pill, commonly known as ‘the Pill’. Cilest is the better-known, brand name than Cilique. They both contain the same active ingredient and have the exact same effects on your body, but Cilique is slightly cheaper. The manufacturers of Cilest plan to stop production in 2019.


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Who can use Cilique

Cilique is mainly used for contraception, but can also used for other reasons, such as for the treatment of acne. You should only ever take Cilique if it has been prescribed directly to you by a doctor. Not everyone can take it safely.

How to order Cilique online

Ordering Cilique online couldn’t be easier:

  • Simply start your order, and fill in a short questionnaire
  • A licensed UK doctor will review your order and check if your treatment is right for
  • If it is, it can be sent to you in the post, or collected from a local post office

Side effects of Cilique

Taking prescription medicine always comes with the risk of side effects. The most common side effects of Cilique are:

  • headaches
  • stomach problems
  • irregular periods

The full list of side effects can be found on the patient information leaflet in your pill packet.

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Medically reviewed by:
Dr Kathryn Basford

Dr Kathryn Basford is an IMC and GMC registered GP who works with our Irish team here at ZAVA. She graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her GP training at Whipps Cross Hospital in London.

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Last reviewed: 16 Feb 2019