Inhow long does it takes for yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (coated pill) to go down in the stomach, if I take it without water and only use saliva?

Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill. It can go down in a matter of seconds to as long as hours if it gets stuck in your esophagus. You should not take any kind of medicine in pill or capsule form without liquid to wash it down. Depending on the type of pill it can cause an ulcer or even a perforation of your esophagus.

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I have been on yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for about one week now and I am having severe stomach pains. Should I continue to take it or stop.

Stop. It is unwise to continue taking any non-essential medication if there are intolerable side effects. Even if you are sure that the yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is the culprit, it come down to your choice to continue and have stomach pains which are not likely to dissipate or stop and contact your doc for a different but comparable medication. You will need barrier protection until new medication. Read more...
It depends. Generally speaking, it takes approximately 3 months for your body to adjust to a birth control pill, after which the symptoms should be minimal or nonexistent. However, if the cramping is intolerable, return to your physician to request a different pill. Read more...

Can I take yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) without water? Does it works the same?

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...