A 32-year-old female asked:
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is yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) a low estrogen pill is it lower than levlen ed?

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Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
16 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contains 20 mcg of estrogen( ethinyl estradiol) and levlen ed contains 30 mcg of ethinyl estradiol.
Answered on Dec 23, 2013
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Finish pack: Finish the pack that you have and instead of starting another levlen simply start the new pack of yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol).
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
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