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Is Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) a good birth control?
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
May cause elevated potassium.
If you smoke, any birth control can be dangerous.

In brief: Yes
May cause elevated potassium.
If you smoke, any birth control can be dangerous.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Sophia Yen
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes, Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is good
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is the lower dose with fewer placebo pills sister of Yasmin.
It has lower estrogen (so less clot risk, but not as good for your bones) Both Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and Yasmin have a diuretic effect because of the progesterone. So watch out if you have kidney disease or a family history of kidney disease. Because it had fewer placebo days, women like that. Ask your doctor what is best for you.

In brief: Yes, Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is good
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is the lower dose with fewer placebo pills sister of Yasmin.
It has lower estrogen (so less clot risk, but not as good for your bones) Both Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and Yasmin have a diuretic effect because of the progesterone. So watch out if you have kidney disease or a family history of kidney disease. Because it had fewer placebo days, women like that. Ask your doctor what is best for you.
Dr. Sophia Yen
Dr. Sophia Yen
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