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i am taking yasmin for the first mhttp:/onth after switching from taking yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) on a regular basis. can i take four placebo pills as i did with the yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No: Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has 4 placebo pills because it has 3 extra active pills. Yasmin does not have these extra active pills, and is designed to have 7 days of placebo.

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