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Saheli 30mg

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US$ 0.19

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SKU 217
Generic For Centron
Generic Name Centchroman
Manufacturer Hindustan Latex Ltd., India
Pack Size Qty Price Per Pill or Unit Price Cart
8 Tablet/s US$ 0.50 US$ 4.00
32 Tablet/s US$ 0.25 US$ 8.0050%US$ 16.00
64 Tablet/s US$ 0.21 US$ 13.5058%US$ 32.00
128 Tablet/s US$ 0.19 US$ 24.0062%US$ 64.00
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Centchroman is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Saheli tablets.

Centchroman is the world’s first non-steroidal oral contraceptive. It is a weak estrogen and a potent anti-estrogen with a high therapeutic index. Saheli is different from other birth control pills because it doesn’t contain any hormones. Instead of using the hormone, it blocks estrogen to prevent pregnancy.

Saheli 30 mg is famously known for preventing unwanted pregnancy. It is recommended for all women in the reproductive age group who does not want to have a pregnancy.

Centchroman works by blocking the uterus's estrogen, which leads to the uterus lining's alteration, which prevents a fertilized egg from implanting. Since it does not affect or disturb the endocrine system, the normal ovulatory cycle is maintained.

Research says if taken consistently, less than 2 in 100 women get pregnant within the first year. In comparison, fewer than 1 in 100 women get pregnant with hormonal pills. Considering this minor difference, it is also important to know that Saheli is different from other birth control tablets because it doesn’t have any hormones, so it is free of those nasty hormonal side effects. Despite these higher percentages of successful pregnancy prevention rates, it is still possible to conceive with any of the contraceptive pills.

You must share with your doctor the list of all medications you may use, especially other contraceptive pills. However, there are no known drug interactions with Centchroman. There may be other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication without consulting a doctor.


In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately. Also, inform him if you are or have:


   — Allergic to this active ingredient Centchromanor any other ingredients of the medicine

   — Polycystic ovarian disease

   — Cervical hyperplasia


Also, inform him if you have BP trouble, diabetes, jaundice, liver issues or any other chronic illness.

Prolongation of the menstruation cycle is the common side effect of Centchroman. If this condition continues for a longer time or worsens, contact your doctor immediately.

Centchromanmay rarely causes serious side effects such as nausea, weight gain, fluid retention, hypertension, etc. There are no cases of vaginal discharge, spotting, breakthrough bleeding or menorrhagia.

Saheli 30 mg is purely meant to use for females aged above 16, do consult your doctor before taking up this medicine.


The recommended dosage is 1 tablet of 30 mg twice weekly for 3 months. E.g. if you take the first pill on a Sunday, take the second one on Wednesday. From the fourth month onwards, take only one tablet once a week as long as you don't want to get pregnant.


Take the dose until you want to avoid pregnancy. Do not change the dose; use this medicine as per your doctor’s direction.

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