Centchroman as a morning after pill

Discussion in 'Centchroman' started by Corrie, Oct 11, 2006.


 
  1. Corrie

    Corrie New Member

    I just wanted to remind everyone that Centchroman can be used as a morning after pill in case of emergency. For all the ladies who want to sell/give away their Centchroman, this might be an alternative use. I actually ordered and received a shipment of Saheli, but am now leaning towards Lady Comp, after the recent pregnancies. I'm keeping the Saheli in case I change my mind or feel that I need a morning after pill at some point. Here is a good link that shows the dosage to use it as such:

    http://www.aiims.edu/aiims/events/Gynaewebsite/ec_site/manual/1_2_1.htm

     
  2. Finally Jess

    Finally Jess New Member

    THANK YOU! love the data....

    morning after pill: severe nausea & vomitting (yikes)
    centchroman: menstrual delay (oh darn)

    What would you pick? lol [​IMG]

     
  3. MyrtleWarbler

    MyrtleWarbler Super Moderator Staff Member

    Yes, this is actually one of the original functions of the pill that was examined... but when it was determined it could function as a continual contraceptive, that was pursued instead. I've never seen that link. Good find.

     
  4. GreenTea

    GreenTea Super Moderator Staff Member

    I'm stickying this thread. There's been an inquiry about Centchroman as a morning after contraceptive, and I think it would be useful information to keep on the front page.

     
  5. donnamatrix

    donnamatrix New Member

    original link seems broken

     
  6. Kcometh

    Kcometh Member

    do u just take a pill after unprotected sex?

     
  7. Mammamystic

    Mammamystic New Member

    I had never used Saheli before but my order just came in and I was planning on starting Saheli as regular BC. My husband and I are usually great with withdrawal but for some reason I could tell something was off when we had sex recently, and it was right around the full moon when my cycle is at its most fertile, and had just read about the possibility of Saheli as EC. So I took 2 Saheli the day after the incident, then 1 the next day and found out I was pregnant a couple weeks later. :/ I was really excited about the possibility of this as a morning after pill, but it didn't work for me. I am keeping the pregnancy and am a little worried about having so much Saheli in my system right around conception. Has anyone else carried a Saheli pregnancy to term? Any concerns?

     
  8. ReanDori5

    ReanDori5 New Member

    Јust аn update fоr аnуоnе who's interested.... І'vе bееn оn іt nоw fоr аbоut а year аnd І rеаllу lіkе it- nоt оnlу іs іt rеаllу inexpensive, but I'm nоt hаvіng thе sаmе side effects І dіd оn others. Тhе оnlу downside fоr mе rіght nоw іs thаt mу periods аrе mоrе often.... оff оf birth control, thеу аrе еvеrу 40 days оr so, аnd nоw І асtuаllу hаvе tо deal wіth thеm оnсе а month! Тhеу аrе slіghtlу irregular, but І hаvе аlwауs bееn slіghtlу irregular, sо it's nоt nеw tо me. Тhе cost (and mу lack оf health insurance) combined wіth thе lack оf side effects аnd ease оf usе (once а week pills) mаkеs іt а good option fоr me. Оf course, nоt а good option fоr everyone, but іt wаs kind've а lаst resort fоr me!

    I'm nоt surе іf іt will help аnуоnе аt thіs point, but І'vе bееn оn Saheli/Centchroman fоr оvеr fіvе years аnd thought І wоuld share mу experience fоr аnуоnе interested. І рrеvіоuslу tооk sіх dіffеrеnt types оf traditional, hormonal birth control pills аnd hаd sо mаnу problems wіth mood swings аnd depression thаt І simply hаd nо choice but tо find аnоthеr option. І researched Saheli аnd have, аs І said, bееn оn іt fоr оvеr fіvе years nоw wіthоut а single negative side effect. І hаvе vеrу regular, albeit vеrу light, periods. Тhеу аrе rarely mоrе thаn light spotting, аnd thіs hаs bееn thе case sіnсе І started tаkіng it. І hаvе nоt hаd аnу health issues аs а result оf tаkіng Saheli. Νо acne, nо nausea, nо moodswings, nо depression. І'vе аlsо nеvеr hаd а pregnancy scare. І wоn't еvеn consider аnу оthеr birth control pill.

     

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