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I started the pill yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) 24/4 8 days ago o the first day of my period. Usually my period lasts about 3 to 5 days, but this time my period has last 8?

Time. When you start a new birth control method it often takes a few months to adjust. I tell my patients to give a new method three months before we judge whether or not it is working well for them. Periods on this particular pill are usually very light so it may improve with time. Read more...
Normal. When you first start a birth control pill it is common to have some irregularity of bleeding the first cycle. Keep taking the pill. See what happens next month. 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...