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My doctor recently recommended I use Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for birth control as I have irregular periods and pcos. What is a good birth control pill to take?

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Dr. Nadini Verma
Gynecology
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In brief: Multiple choices

If you have irregular periods and pcos, you can choose any birth control pill.
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has been associated with higher rates of vte, or clots in the leg veins , which could be serious. You can choose one of the lo estrin or lo orthotricyclen pill. If you have increased facial , neck hair due to pcos, you can take spironolactone in addition to the pill.

In brief: Multiple choices

If you have irregular periods and pcos, you can choose any birth control pill.
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) has been associated with higher rates of vte, or clots in the leg veins , which could be serious. You can choose one of the lo estrin or lo orthotricyclen pill. If you have increased facial , neck hair due to pcos, you can take spironolactone in addition to the pill.
Dr. Nadini Verma
Dr. Nadini Verma
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I would follow the recommendation.

In brief: See below

I would follow the recommendation.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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