Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and also cause changes in your cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.
Yasmin is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy.
Yasmin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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pplies to drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol: oral tablet
As well as its needed effects, drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol, check with your doctor immediately:
Breast pain or tenderness
headache, severe and throbbing
heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding
irregular menstrual periods
normal menstrual bleeding occurring earlier, possibly lasting longer than expected
Longer or heavier menstrual periods
unusual tiredness or weakness
Incidence not known
Abdominal or stomach pain
difficulty with breathing
loss of appetite
pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
sudden loss of coordination
sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg
sudden, unexplained shortness of breath
unpleasant breath odor
unusual tiredness or weakness
vomiting of blood
yellow eyes or skin
Some drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:
decreased interest in sexual intercourse
delusions of persecution, mistrust, suspiciousness, and/or combativeness
false or unusual sense of well-being
inability to have or keep an erection
loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
quick to react or overreact emotionally
rapidly changing moods
Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) tablets General dosage information for the active ingredients contained in Yasmin: Drospirenone / Ethinyl Estradiol (oral tablet) Please confirm that the medication forms on the dosage document(s) above are relevant for the specific drug you are interested in
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and also cause changes in your cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Yaz is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. It is also used to treat moderate acne in women who are at least 14 years old and have started having menstrual periods, and who wish to use birth control pills to prevent pregnancy. Yaz is also used to treat the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), such as anxiety, depression, irritability, trouble concentrating, lack of energy, sleep or appetite changes, breast tenderness, joint or muscle pain, headache, and weight gain.