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I have adult acne. I take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I want to quit yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I came across 'estroblock' and i want to know everything about it. ?

I have adult acne. I take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I want to quit yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I came across 'estroblock' and i want to know everything about it. ?

I think it's selling: They use abbreviations and reference articles we all know about but there is no mention of ingredient list and certainly no magic pill for hormones for both men and women. Sounds like a major sales come on! certainly not birth control a 28 year old would need. ...Read more

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I quit yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) my first cycle came after quitting but the 2nd has delayed abnormally. Is this normal and can I still conceive without the periods?

I quit yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) my first cycle came after quitting but the 2nd has delayed abnormally. Is this normal and can I still conceive without the periods?

Maybe.: First, a lag of up to 4 months can occur just quitting the pill, before regular ovulation begins again. After that, though, they should be regular. But, it really depends on why your cycles are irregular. If you menstruate about every month but a little off, then you are probably producing eggs. If it is several months, then, no, you may need medication to help you get pregnant. ...Read more

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Hi I have spotting that is barely there due to missing a pill if i double up will the spotting be gone by tomorrow night? I'm on Yasmin

Hi I have spotting that is barely there due to missing a pill if i double up will the spotting be gone by tomorrow night? I'm on Yasmin

Spotting is common: Spotting is common after missing a birth control pill. It is usually recommended to take the missed pill once you realize that you missed it. Due to the fluctuation in hormone levels from missing that pill, you may have intermittent light spotting for the next week, but it will most likely resolve after a day or so. You also must use backup contraception for the rest of the pill pack. ...Read more

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I've been on my pill (yasmin) for about six years. I love its benefits and i don't want to change, but i spot all the time. Its embarassing. Thoughts?

I've been on my pill (yasmin) for about six years. I love its benefits and i don't want to change, but i spot all the time. Its embarassing. Thoughts?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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I am taking depakine chrono 500 mg as well as a contraceptive pill (yasmin). Does the fact that im taking depakine make the CP less effective?

I am taking depakine chrono 500 mg as well as a contraceptive pill (yasmin). Does the fact that im taking depakine make the CP less effective?

No evidence but: Depakote does not appear on lists of medications that can decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptives. Both Depakote and yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) have a higher risk of liver inflammation. I would suggest talking with your doctor about using a different form of contraceptive, or use an alternative to depakote. ...Read more

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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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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

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How many people gained weight when on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

How many people gained weight when on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Who knows but u can: Anyone can gain wt on the pill, i don't like that pill and use a lower dose pill, loloestrin it is only 10mcg estrogen, the lower the estrogen dose, the less chance of wt gain and my pts do not complain of wt gain on that pill. ...Read more