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Is it ok to start yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) not on the first day of my cycle or first Sunday after my period? If so will I be protected against pregnancy right away?

Oral contraceptives. are effective during the first cycle taken if they are started within 4 days of the first day of the menses. The first Sunday after the period starts may or may not be within the first 4 days of the menses. To be safe start your first pack of OCs on the first day of your menses.Keep in mind this only applies on your first pack of pills. After that just take a pill daily. Read more...

I was on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for a while now due to nausea my doctor switched me to novynette I started yesterday the day I usually start am I fully protected?

Yes. If you weren't off pills at all and started the new pill when you would have started another package of Yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) you are protected from pregnancy but changing pills cancause some breakthru bleeding while your body adjusts to the difference. Read more...

What will be the effects of switching from Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) to nordette?

What did you doc say. Did u ask your dco that ? If you were my pt at your age i would use the best in my opinion and the lowest dose pill for you which is loloestrin, and if u are just using it for birth control i would rec an in office tubal that i do, takes 5 minutes easy , no down time effective, and if u didnt want periods anymore then i would offer u an in office endometrial ablation, easy takes 8 minutes. Read more...