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How Much Weight Will I Gain Taking Yaz Birth Control
Will discontinuing Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control relieve its side effects or cause weight gain?
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
Wondering if there would be any weight loss effects. I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for birth control, acne, and severe cramps. Any thoughts or suggestions?
Yaz causing heart problems? I am taking Yaz birth control pills and lately I have noticed my heart beating abnormally. Sometimes when i lie down i can feel it beating over my entire body, sometimes skipping a beat. I often experience nausea along with t
Not likely: This sounds as if you're uncomfortable, and you should discuss this with your primary doctor, but not likely due to yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Nausea may be present in first 1-3 months of yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Try taking in the evening, but if it is occurring the first few months, it's likely to get better. Discuss benefits/risks of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
19 years old PCOS w/ acne prone, skin/some symptoms improved greatly from taking Yaz birth control. However, my breasts went from a 34B to a 34D in 3 months. They sag/ covered in stretch marks. I want my old breasts back...? Better BC/PCOS options?
PCOS: There are other treatments for PCOS and a thorough evaluation could tailor the treatment for you. Many women need birth control pills to normalize hormone levels. Lower estrogen levels and weight loss could shrink the breasts but the stretch marks are usually permanent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I have my period early on yaz as I'm going on holidays and it's due then. I'm not taking it for birth control.
Period can be delaie: without taking any harmones the answear in no ...Read more
I'm on Yaz birth control pill. Last Tue (the second wk) I missed 1 pill. I was supposed to take 2 pills the next day but I lost 1 pill so I only took 1. I've been taking 1 pill everyday since then but I'm still missing 1 pill. What do I do now? Thx.
Continue: Continue taking 1 pill daily. Doubling up at this point will not be helpful. Hopefully all will be fine. All the best. ...Read more
Forgot to take my birth control pill (Yaz) & I was 20 hours late. Besides contraception issues, how bad is it for my health to take it that late?
Take it Now: If you are late taking just 1 pill, it may not give you much trouble. Some women will experience breakthrough bleeding which is irregular bleeding in this cycle. It will definitely reduce your birth control efficacy. I always advise patients to use another form of birth control if they miss a pill. do not think in general they pose significant health issues. ...Read more
Complex: See: http://www.drugwatch.com/yaz/ "More than 10,000 women have filed lawsuits against Bayer and its affiliates for Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) side effects. Bayer reportedly has settled 8,250 cases for $1.7 billion, with more cases pending in federal and state courts nationwide." Bayer has faced a number of warnings from the FDA about this product but I can't find any information that suggests that there have been ...Read more
I am taking Gianvi(birth control generic for yaz). Will Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) Cephalexin, or a zpack effect my birth control?
No: no, not at allGet a more detailed answer ›
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