I have yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control that I was prescribed in 2014 on the box it says it expires "01/19" so these pills are good for 3 more years?

That's what it means. Drug makers are required to provide a date up to when the medication can be assured to retain its potency. The longevity of a med varies with the type and method of production, but that is what the date means.

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Usually how long can Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control say in your system after taking it for over a year?

Not long. Once a person stops taking birth control pills, within several days they will start to initiate production of the signals in the brain to stimulate production of ovarian hormones and cysts ('eggs'). The length of time that you have taken the pill shouldn't cause increased duration of suppression of normal hormonal production. Read more...

I have lupus I've bn on many diff birth control for 17 years including Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for 3yrs I've bn on seraquel for 10 years if i. Stop using them will it stop?

Will what stop? Will what stop? I strongly advise all of my patients with lupus not to take oral contraceptives. In many patients with lupus there is an increased risk of blood clots. Oral contraceptives make the risk significantly greater. Read more...

I am currently taking Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and have been on birth control for 13 years. Is it normal to experience PMS 10 days out from my period?

Quite common. often it is less because the amount of female hormones are less on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) than would normally be present Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,, and this varies a lot. Read more...