Yasmin (Drospirenone) birth control pills are a combination of hormonal birth control pills used to prevent pregnancy. The active ingredients in these pills are drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol. Like other birth control pills, Yasmin works by preventing ovulation. If you start taking it later, use extra contraception for at least seven days until pills starts to work. You should only take it after the first day of your period if you are sure you could not already be pregnant. These pills (Ethinyl estradiol/drospirenone) is a combination of two female hormones prescribed as a 28-day oral contraceptive pill used to prevent pregnancy. Yasmin works by inhibiting the release of an egg during the menstrual cycle.
Take one tablet by mouth at the same time every day. The failure rate may increase when pills are missed or taken incorrectly. To achieve maximum contraceptive effectiveness, Yasmin must be taken as directed, in the order directed on the blister pack. Single missed pills should be taken as soon as remembered. Yasmin is a prescription birth control medication used to prevent pregnancy. This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Nausea, vomiting, headache, bloating, breast tenderness, swelling of the ankles/feet (fluid retention), or weight change may occur. Vaginal bleeding between periods (spotting) or missed/irregular periods may occur, especially during the first few months of use. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly.
When not to use Yasmin
Hypersensitivity to Yasmin Tablet is a contraindication.In addition, Yasmin Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions: depression, imminent major surgery, stable or bedridden for a long time, pregnancy, severe inflammation of any part of the gastrointestinal tract, liver disease, sickle cell anemia