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How long do i have to wait after i stop taking yaz to try and get pregnant?

How long do i have to wait after i stop taking yaz to try and get pregnant?

Variable: Pregnancy can happen within weeks after you stop the BCP. However, sometimes it can be months. If you do not get pregnant in 6 months then let your provider know. ...Read more

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

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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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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Is gynera ok to take back to back without stop for endometriosis? I was taking yasmin/yaz but had allergies. Thanks.

Is gynera ok to take back to back without stop for endometriosis? I was taking yasmin/yaz but had allergies. Thanks.

Yes: Any formulation of contraceptive pills is fine to use 'continuously' for endometriosis treatment. The progestin hormone acts ago help 'shrink' endometriosis lesions, and helps to control the symptoms of endo. The differences in how an individual reacts to(or feels on) any given pill formulation usually reflects effects of the dift progestin components and estrogen content. ...Read more

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My daughter had two severe migraines 3 months after starting yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Should she stop taking it?

My daughter had two severe migraines 3 months after starting yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Should she stop taking it?

Possibly : If she has never had migraines in the past they certainly may be triggered by the hormones. On the other hand some people see relief of migraines when their hormone levels are kept more even with contraceptives. The only way to know for sure is to have her stop for several cycles to see if they return. Coordinate a plan with the prescribing provider. ...Read more

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When taking yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) can it reduce the chance of getting pregnant when you stop it?And the rate of birth problems is high?

When taking yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) can it reduce the chance of getting pregnant when you stop it?And the rate of birth problems is high?

Be Careful: The company that produces the birth control pill "yaz" (generic: drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol, by Bayer (aspirin) pharmaceuticals), just finished a large, class-action lawsuit for the drug being shown to cause DVT (deep vein thrombosis) and many women were awarded hundreds-of-thousands of dollars, as a result. There are safer alternatives, please speak to your pcp or ob-gyn for options! ...Read more

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