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A 32-year-old female asked:

I've been on levlen ed for 2 months i want to change to yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) i'm on my last sugar pill will i get any side effects starting yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) like extra bleeding?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Should not: You are not really changing much except the brand of the pill. Your body will not likely notice any difference.
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Is Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) a low estrogen pill is it lower than levlen ed?
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
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Yes: Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contains 20 mcg of estrogen( ethinyl estradiol) and levlen ed contains 30 mcg of ethinyl estradiol.
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I've been on levlen ED for 4 months since taking them I have been really moody angry i tried Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) which was worse should I take anti depressants tohelp?
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A 32-year-old female asked:
I've been on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for a month i've taken all active pills and taken 2 sugar pills when will i get my period?
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Pills: Periods come at the end of the pack. Remember Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and pills like it are designed to give you light or no periods.... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
I've been on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for a month I took my last sugar pill and still no period a preg test came back negative was on femme tab last month and switch t yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Continue: This is not unusual with OC as you contine you may see light bleeding as opposed to your normal flow as you continue each month
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A 20-year-old female asked:
I have been on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for two years and selected when to take sugar pills (not often) im on them now (on 3rd day) and sill no period. What does this mean?
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
Gynecology 43 years experience
Not a problem: Long-term use of a low-dose birth control pill (like Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and others) has a temporary effect of making the uterine... Read More
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Last updated Dec 18, 2013
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