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please describe the name for yasmin or yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pills in india?

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Dr. Antonio Gargiulo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Drospirenone OCP: Just ask the pharmacist to provide a low-dose ocp containing drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol: pharmacological names are universally recognized.

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Is it normal to have stomach pain while taking tegretol for pain control?

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No direct answer: You would not know if the tegretol was or was not the cause of your stomach pain. See your primary care physician if you are having symptoms of stomach pain whether or not you are on tegretol.

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