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Please describe the medication: yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Please describe the medication: yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Birth control pill: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a combination birth control pill (oral contraceptive) that contains the ingredients ethinyl Estradiol as the estrogen component and drosperinone as the progestational component. It comes packaged in a 28 day pack where 21 tablets contain the active ingredients and 7 tablets are inert. ...Read more

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What medication should I take to have my period?I am irregular and just stop yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 2 days back.Please help me.

What medication should I take to have my period?I am irregular and just stop yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 2 days back.Please help me.

Cannot answer...: The answer to your question lies in why you are having irregular periods? Is it high prolactin, polycystic ovarian syndrome, thyroid issues, or something else. This info is very important to correct the problem. ...Read more

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I'm 27 y/o lady, single, pcos patient.I want to ask, now i'm taking medication yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol).So far its going smoothly.Until when i need to take that medication?

I'm 27 y/o lady, single, pcos patient.I want to ask, now i'm taking medication yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol).So far its going smoothly.Until when i need to take that medication?

Stay on it: ...Until you are ready to get pregnant. Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is my preferred birth control pill for my pcos patients. I recently had one that was on it for three years and recently went off of it. Her cycles so far are regular and she will be trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) regulate periods in PCos? will this medication have any side effects?

Will yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) regulate periods in PCos? will this medication have any side effects?

Birth control pill: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a birth control pill. The nature of birth control pills is that they administer defined amounts of hormones to the body. The hormones suppress the production of ovarian hormones and stop ovulation. The regular administration of defined amounts of hormones also regulates a woman's cycle. On the downside, a woman taking birthcontrol pills cannot get pregnant. ...Read more

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Are there side effects with stopping yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) drug after first four days? I have just had breakthrough bleeding five days after stopping.Is it ok?

Are there side effects with stopping yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) drug after first four days? I have just had breakthrough bleeding five days after stopping.Is it ok?

Call your Doctor: Notice that we are hesitant to answer this type of question here. We do not know your history, or anything about your health. This is the type of question one would contact their doctor for. Please call your doctor to ask this question. ...Read more

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What are the levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol levels in the birth control zarah (ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone)?

What are the levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol levels in the birth control zarah (ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone)?

Look up PI Online: Look up the pi (prescribing information), the fda summary of components and human clinical trial data. See: http://pi.Actavis.Com/data_stream.Asp?Product_group=1691&p=pi&language=e and https://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/oral_contraceptive_formulations. ...Read more

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I am on the birth control zarah (ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone) now and have been using it wrong this whole time?

I am on the birth control zarah (ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone) now and have been using it wrong this whole time?

What and how long?: Its hard to comment without knowing what you were doing wrong and for how long. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I'm on the birth control zarah (ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone) and Last night I threw up an hour after taking the pill, so I took another one as back up. What do I do? Am I okay?

I'm on the birth control zarah (ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone) and Last night I threw up an hour after taking the pill, so I took another one as back up. What do I do? Am I okay?

Yes: If you have been taking your pills regularly, you should be covered. If in doubt check a home pregnancy test. You will be short one OC for this cycle. Keep taking your pills daily until you run out of active pills. Then take the 7 sugar pills as usual and start your next pack. ...Read more

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Hi. I am on gianvi (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and i wasn't very great about taking them on time this month. Can i take a dosage of it as ec?

Hi. I am on gianvi (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and i wasn't very great about taking them on time this month. Can i take a dosage of it as ec?

Yes: You can take 4 pills all at once. Then 4 more pills all at once 12 hours later. This dose will cause nausea so take a sea-sickness pill (like dramamine) 1 hour before taking each dose. You may want to think about using a different form of pregnancy prevention that requires less effort to remember it each day. The iuds or Nexplanon may be better choices. ...Read more

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Off Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 3 mos now. cycles were 30 days then 34 days. -test on 10th 12th 15th. On day 38 & still have - test. Time 2 see dr or should I wait?

Borderline: You're really kind of on the borderline of whether you should see your doc or not.It's very normal to experience irregular and variable cycles for up to several months after stopping a hormonal contraceptive.If it would give you peace of mind, then maybe you should just make an appointment and see your doc.They may or may not want to do a blood test or ultrasound.They may tell you this is normal. ...Read more

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How are gianvi and loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) different?

How are gianvi and loryna (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) different?

No: The only difference between Gianvi and Loryna are their distributors and FDA approval date. Gianvi, Loryna, and Yaz contain the same amount of active ingredients (progestin/estrogen). Gianvi is made by Teva Pharmaceuticals, and was FDA-approved in 2010. ...Read more

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

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

Check w/GYN: Approved for age 14 and above for treatment of acne. Not recommended for pre menarche. Not studied well in teenagers. ...Read more

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

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

OC's: There are many options for oral contraceptives, talk to your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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What to expect when you stop taking yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Periods or pregnancy: After stopping bc pills, your periods will return and you can get pregnant. Because bc pills make periods lighter, after stopping they may get heavier again. If you still don't want a pregnancy and you're sexually active, use another bc method. If you want to get pregnant, take prenatal vitamins with folate, (folic acid) and track your cycle. ...Read more

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Help, what to substitute yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill with?

Help, what to substitute yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill with?

Question?: Why do you want to switch from Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Continue taking your pill to prevent pregnancy until you can meet with your doctor to discuss. ...Read more