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What are the long-term effects of taking yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill? Will it affect my ability to conceive or the health of the foetus in the future?

What are the long-term effects of taking yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill? Will it affect my ability to conceive or the health of the foetus in the future?

BCP: In general, bcp have minmal long term effects though not everyone tolerates them the same. It shouldn't affect your chances, but since you are 42, your chances (regardless of the pill) are very low. If you are interested in pregnancy, you should discuss the risks and chances with your physician now. ...Read more

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Need stop taking Yasmin(21 pills). How long after last unprotected sex can I stop it without risk of pregnancy? Finalizing 2nd week of a emended pack.

Need stop taking Yasmin(21 pills). How long after last unprotected sex can I stop it without risk of pregnancy? Finalizing 2nd week of a emended pack.

Safety: Avoiding pregnancy in unprotected sex depends on the number of sperm and their health Viability varies. To be as sure as possible pregnancy will not occur, complete a whole cycle of your birth control pills and then stop. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge after i start to take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 13 days ago.Is this normal and it will last long?

I have brown discharge after i start to take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 13 days ago.Is this normal  and it will last long?

Black = old blood : The color of the blood reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Some irregular bleeding like this with a new birth control method is very common and usually resolves on its own in a few days to weeks. ...Read more

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On yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 7yrs. Just finished last pill yesterday. When will i be expected to ovulate again. And how long on average to conceive....

On yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 7yrs.  Just finished last pill yesterday. When will i be expected to ovulate again. And how long on average to conceive....

Within a few weeks: You should go back to ovulating within a few weeks of stopping the pill - assuming you had regular cycles before you started the pill. At 23 it should take less than a year to conceive, but seek help sooner if you have known issues like endometriosis. About 85% of couples conceive in the first year of trying. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Taken Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 4 yrs; stopped taking on the last day of period...now I have a very light period. How long will this last? worth touching base w dr?

Taken Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 4 yrs; stopped taking on the last day of period...now I have a very light period. How long will this last? worth touching base w dr?

Normal: It is not uncommon to have light withdrawal bleeding after stopping oral contraception. It can last days to weeks - until next period or longer. See your clinician if bleeding becomes heavier or develop pain, and if you want to prevent pregnancy to discuss other contraceptive options vs restarting birth control pills. Take care! ...Read more

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Started taking yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for almost 3 mos now for my pcos and skin breakouts. I'm turning 37 and would like to know how long can I be on this pill?

Long time: Women without risk factors like chronic hypertension, diabetes with damage to their blood vessels, history of blood clot, smoking, can take birth control well into their 40's. As you know all birth control pills can thicken your blood, and put you at increased risk for blood clot. Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) a little more so (3-4 in 10, 000 women versus 1 in 10, 000 with regular birth control). Exercise and be health. ...Read more

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