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Yasmin Period Early
I got my period two weeks early while on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). I'm scared that it won't stop. What should I do?
Finish current pack: And proceed directly into your next pack, Do not miss any pills: if bleeding persists, see your GYN. Your cycle may be changing. ...Read more
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I complete my 21 days of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills last august 2 then I got my early period august 5. Do I need to start the active pills?
Yes, as directed.: Your period is triggered by the drop in progesterone that occurs after taking your last active pill but there's a delay of at least 48 hours. It's very important to start your next pill pack one week after you finish the last active pill. In this case, that's Sunday, August 9. ...Read more
I got a 2 week early period. I'm on the yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill and my period is really heavy but very thin blood. What is wrong with me? How long will this be?
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal 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
I've been on Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill for over a year - no problems. My period started a few days early and began with dark brown discharge, is it ok?
Absolutely.: It is left over old blood from your previous period. ...Read more
Taking Yasmin for week 1x1.Noticed brownish color similar to period spotting and it's not decreasing. Dr said it's dysfunctional spotting. How to stop?
Two options: Either continue your Yasmin for 2+ months and hope the medication ultimately resolves the problem, or change to a different pill or contraceptive method. ...Read more
I was advised by my gynea to change my pill from Minerva to Yasmin. My first period I experienced light headedness and headaches. Is this normal?
Be experiencing the difference in hormonal content between the two products!
Try another cycle and if these symptoms recur discuss with your treating GYN/Family Physician
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I'm on yasmin, is it normal that my period don't come in the 7 days off? My period starts when I start the first pill of the next pack of yasmin day 8
Consistent: As long as the pattern of your periods is consistent, you should be OK. ...Read more
I'm on Yasmin, I finished my last pill (before placebos) on Sat. Got period today (Wed) but want to stop period, can I start new pack of pills to stoP?
Generally yes...: I would want to know how old you are & if you have have any kidney probs before saying 100% yes. However, this should in general be safe & most OCPs can actually isbe taken for three months at a time with good safety in most women & then a break is recommended. Over time most woman's periods get lighter & some do not get them during the break. With Yasmin rec routine labs to check K periodically. ...Read more
Is this normal? I have a pulling pain during a period when I on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?
Can occur: Most people have less pain with their periods when taking birth control pills. There are other causes of pain with your periods--and if it continues, such as infections or stds. If it continues you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Unsafe sex 4/10 period due 4/26 took 2 pills (yasmin) & vitc1500mg after then 1pill day after. Chances of pregnancy?
I have been. On the pill for 7 years (yasmin) I would like to stop taking do I just stop taking the pill after my period?
Yes: It is fine just to stop your pills at the end of the pack. ...Read more
Is it normal to have period for 2 days when I stop taking yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills? Because that is what I experienced
My endrocrinlogist said I must start taking yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) the 5th day period and androcure the 11th day period! Could I take them at 8pm? Or what time shoud I
It's up to you.: It's not the time of day that matters, just that you are consistent. Don't miss doses; don't skip doses. ...Read more
I recently got on the pill (Yasmin) last day of period but stopped after 4 days due to side effects. A few days later I got my period again! Normal?
Period: First, make sure you are not pregnant with a home test. The likely cause of your bleeding is progestin withdrawl. This occurs when the pill is suddenly stopped, which trigger the uterus to bleed, even though you only used 4 days worth. Also, uterine fibroids can cause irregular bleeding (can be seen on ultrasound), and well as hormonal irregularities. ...Read more
Just changed from Marvelon to Yasmin, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) taken first pill today after 7 day period break do I need to use protection for next 7 days?
Psychologically, yes: Physically no, if you don't miss any pills. Psychologically, yes, for peace of mind. ...Read more
Fiance is on Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (first timer, all pills timely taken) and due for next batch of pills today, but still no period. What should we do?
Check: A pregnancy test and if negative check again in a week if still hasn't started ...Read more
Yesterday was my second pill in yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). It made me feel so sick. I want to change to my former pill, Yasmin. When can I take yasmin? In my 3rd day period
Anytime: You can switch right away, just start with the third pill of yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). but why are you on third day of your period? Normally you start the pill the sunday after first day of period. Check with your doctor first ...Read more
I am on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 6 months before was on yasmin for 5 yrs. I have not have period after starting yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is this normal? Anything to worry about?
OCP and no period: Birth control pills can the lining thin and so it may take a while until your body adjust to it. It may make your cycles irregular or you may not have any bleeding. If you are comfortable using Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) as a birth control method, I would not stop taking it but I would monitor the bleeding. ...Read more
Is it normal to observe brown spotting instead of a period on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?
Common: It's not normal but it is common to experience. It's not associated with anything dangerous. ...Read more