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Is yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) safe to give to teenagers?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Check w/GYN: Approved for age 14 and above for treatment of acne. Not recommended for pre menarche. Not studied well in teenagers.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Are there any good alternatives to yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
OC's: There are many options for oral contraceptives, talk to your prescribing doctor.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See below: Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and also cause changes in your cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Yaz is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): Here is an extensive list of possible side effects with Yaz: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/yaz-side-effects.html

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Last updated Aug 17, 2013

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