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What are yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill side effects especially for people with amenorrhea?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it appropriate to prescribe oral contraceptive for boys w/acne? Instead of systemic antibiotics in an effort to limit abx use for social good.
Was prescribed yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills for polycystic ovaries. is it ok to switch to diane the next month since it's cheaper?
I've irregular periods prob.Today is my 3rd day n v heavy bleeding. Can I use yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) tablets? And how?
Should I worry about being prego? I'm on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bc. 3 weeks ago I had sex and also used withdraw.. I get my period this week, what should I expect? Ty
Low risk: No combination of methods is 100% effective at preventing pregnancy. The risk of pregnancy on Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is 3-5% per year of unprotected intercourse. Adding the withdraw method decreases that slightly. So your risk is low but not zero. Best wishes! ...Read more
Contraception advice needed? How effective is yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Will i still ovulate while using it?
Yes: As long as the pill goes down into the stomach, it will work just the same, whether or not one drank water with it. People generally drink something to make sure a pill goes all the way down. ...Read more
Dear doctors, I would like to find out if it is safe to take Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills for 3 months without any break. ?
Probably safe: There isn't enough evidence regarding the long term effects of skipping the week off from birth control hormones. Most doctors agree that it is probably safe to go up to 4 months at a time. The uncertainty lies with the unknown effects of prolonged estrogen stimulation without a break. ...Read more
Are Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) contraceptive pills dangerous with thyroid dysfunction? (I am checking my thyroid in 2 days) Till then I want to know cause I'm on the pill
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
Iv been on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth controll for 6 years and decided to come off it 6 months ago how long untill its out of my system as we are trying to conceve?
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
I'm spotting very light brown coloured blood and I have period pains i'm not due on for another week and half should I be worried im on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Been on diane35 7 yrs, worried abt death reports but yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) doesn't work as well for me. Can i stay on it without much fear or what are my options?
Options : This is a combination birth control pill. The risks are low but all have risks of blood clots called a dvt. If you are done having children consider permanent birth control with essure. This is an awesome option and is hormone free. Most doctors can do this in the office in just a few minutes. If you are unsure if you want more children consider and iud. ...Read more
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
I took 2 complete rows of my yasmin BC. On the 3rd row i forgot to take it one day which was yesterday and 2day I woke up bleeding. Is this normal?
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
Was told if I stop Yasmin, bleeding will get worse. How do I make it stop? Plz help! Dysfunctional spotting is happening for 14days. I want to stop it
Diagnosis: In cases of irregular or heavy period then an evaluation is warranted to determine the cause. Hormonal imbalances such as PCOS, polyps, fibroids and infections are just a few of the causes. Once a cause is found then treatment can be offered. Birth control pills are often used. There are many other options. ...Read more