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.yasmin

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  • Gianvi, Loryna, Nikki, Ocella, Syeda, Vestura, Yasmin, Yaz, Zarah
  • 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:

    More common
    Breast pain or tenderness
    headache, severe and throbbing
    heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding
    irregular menstrual periods
    nausea
    normal menstrual bleeding occurring earlier, possibly lasting longer than expected
    Less common
    Longer or heavier menstrual periods
    unusual tiredness or weakness
    vomiting
    Incidence not known
    Abdominal or stomach pain
    chills
    clay-colored stools
    dark urine
    difficulty with breathing
    dizziness
    fever
    headache
    itching
    loss of appetite
    pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves
    rash
    slurred speech
    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
    vision changes
    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:

    Less common
    Crying
    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
    irritability
    loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
    mental depression
    quick to react or overreact emotionally
    rapidly changing moods
    weight gain
  • 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
  • Birth Control

    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.