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I start Yaz when my period started. If I only take BC for one week, will it delay my next cycle? Will I get my 'real' period once I stop?

I start Yaz when my period started. If I only take BC for one week, will it delay my next cycle? Will I get my 'real' period once I stop?

Erratic: You don't want be erratic with taking your bcp. Taking for only a week then stopping will likely cause a break through bleed. After some irregular bleeding, you should eventually resume your natural cycles. ...Read more

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Already started period, can Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) stop it?

Already started period, can Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) stop it?

NO: Once a period starts it is the end of a cycle, so no you cannot stop it after it started. You can use birth control to plan your periods, or avoid a period by not taking the 7 days of placebo pills in the last row and starting a new pack. ...Read more

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Was taking Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) since 2010 to April 2014 change to qiliara in May 2014 and stop at end of pack and have not have a period as yet?

Was taking Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) since 2010 to April 2014 change to qiliara in May 2014 and stop at end of pack and have not have a period as yet?

Changing BCP: Often when you change BCP your periods will change for a couple if months as your body adjusts to the new medicine. If you continue to miss periods or have bleeding in the middle of your period after 3 months on the new pill contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Period won't go away, I'm on yaz, skipped it, and now break thru bleeding won't stop. Continue with pack or wait? What do I do? I've been on Yaz for a while, and have skipped the placebos before so I don't get my period. I started a new pack as usual and

Period won't go away, I'm on yaz, skipped it, and now break thru bleeding won't stop. Continue with pack or wait? What do I do? I've been on Yaz for a while, and have skipped the placebos before so I don't get my period. I started a new pack as usual and

By: By the date of this post almost a week has passed. I hope you continued the pills as directed. If not and you are still spotting contact your doctor for instructions. Since you obviously don't like getting periods every month you should try seasonique. This is a bcp designed to give you a period once every three months. Ask your doctor if he/she thinks this is a good option for you. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I missed 4 days on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control started a new pack then my period came I stopped the pack to see if it would stop but it didn't why haven't it?

I missed 4 days on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control started a new pack then my period came I stopped the pack to see if it would stop but it didn't why haven't it?

Bleeding on OCP: If you missed a couple of days of the birth control pills, especially with the lower dose pills, it will cause the irregular bleeding. The bleeding is due to the changes in birth control pills and the changes your body undergoes with the shifts in hormone levels. If you are not pregnant, it should stop after 1 or 2 cycles. ...Read more

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If I stop taking Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) will the brown discharge between periods stop?

If I stop taking Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) will the brown discharge between periods stop?

Breakthroughbleeding: Women not on hormonal contraceptive medication may experience bleeding in between their menstrual periods. Most often this happens around the time of ovulation. Women on bcp may experience "breakthrough" bleeding. Switching to a bcp with a different progestin may stop the breakthrough bleeding or have it happen less often. It is a good idea for a woman to keep track of the bops she was on. ...Read more

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Having 30d cycle of period, 2morrow I take my last white pill of my 1st pack of yaz (started on 1st day period), is it possible that period do not come?

Having 30d cycle of period, 2morrow I take my last white pill of my 1st pack of yaz (started on 1st day period), is it possible that period do not come?

Sometimes: A period will not come the first minths. Do not skip tablets and you will be ok. In the I ferest od safety oral contraceptives do not have too much estrogen and this is what happens. ...Read more

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When to expect period when you are taking the first pack of yaz (starting the first day of period)?

When to expect period when you are taking the first pack of yaz (starting the first day of period)?

Wha did the doc: Say? Who put u on the pills that is one of the most basic things that doc should have told u! u will get your period when you are on the 4 placebo pills at the end of that pack. ...Read more

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Pls explain how to take the 24 day pill (Yaz). After finishing 24 active pills, when to start the new pack? Started first pack on fifth day of period.

Pls explain how to take the 24 day pill (Yaz). After finishing 24 active pills, when to start the new pack? Started first pack on fifth day of period.

Birth control pills: Women who take birth control pills need to take a pill every day. Skipping pills can increase the chance of getting pregnant. Birth control pill packets usually include 4 to 7 days of hormone-free pills each month. It is during these hormone-free days that women get their period. Women who prefer not to get a period can skip the hormone-free pills and take a hormone pill every day instead. ...Read more

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When on yaz period used to come on a sunday (28th pill).i stopped yaz, first period without it came thursday 1st dec, 4 days late. When should I conceive?

When on yaz period used to come on a sunday (28th pill).i stopped yaz, first period without it came thursday 1st dec, 4 days late. When should I conceive?

Unknown: It can take a few months after stopping Yaz for your cycles and hormones to regulate themselves again. Expect normalization by the end of the 3rd month off Yaz ...Read more

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When on yaz period used to come on the 28th pill).i stopped yaz, first period without it came thursday 1st dec. When should I try to conceive?

When on yaz period used to come on the 28th pill).i stopped yaz, first period without it came thursday 1st dec. When should I try to conceive?

Conception: Usually mid cycle is the best time to conceive. Remember, although you may have flow, it does not mean you always produced and egg. You should remember that stopping BCP is like coming off a pregnancy. It may take up to 6 months to conceive. Can be sooner, but do not get frustrated if things do not happen in the first few months. ...Read more

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Hi I just changed from Yaz to Yazmin and I took the 4 active pills on yaz and one on Yazmin and my period still hasn't come. What should I do?

Hi I just changed from Yaz to Yazmin and I took the 4 active pills on yaz and one on Yazmin and my period still hasn't come. What should I do?

Don't worry: Continue Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) active pills daily and anticipate bleeding during the fourth placebo week. Whenever you change pills you risk irregular bleeding. I recommend you use condoms as back up contraception. ...Read more

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I take Yaz and started it so that I would never get my period on the weekend. If I skip my period will it effect the days it falls on next time?

I take Yaz and started it so that I would never get my period on the weekend. If I skip my period will it effect the days it falls on next time?

It shouldn't: It shouldn't change the date unless you did not take all of your previous pack of pills. Sometimes the period is minimal on the pills when taken properly. ...Read more

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Hello! I expect my period in 9 days. If I start the pill (Yaz) immediately, will I postpone the bleeding? Many thanks!

Hello! I expect my period in 9 days. If I start the pill (Yaz) immediately, will I postpone the bleeding? Many thanks!

Yes!: Each Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pack contains 24 light pink active pills 4 inert white pills. You may be able to delay your period by starting a new pack instead of taking the white inert pills. You are still protected from pregnancy if you do this. Some women have some breakthrough spotting when they do this but its a pretty good way to delay a period for some important event. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to do if I stopped yaz and period is delayed over one week, tested negative for pregnancy?

What to do if I stopped yaz and period is delayed over one week, tested negative for pregnancy?

YAZ: Sometimes you may have a delay in your period after stopping contraception. You may be pregnant as well. Continue to monitor your symptoms. ...Read more

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