Yasmin medicine is a combination of 2 hormones. This medicine is used to prevent pregnancy. It thickens the vaginal fluid to help the sperm reach an egg (fertilization) and to change the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent the attachment of a fertilized egg. If a fertilized egg does not attach to the uterus, it exits the body.
If you miss a dose, take the dose as soon as you remember. If the time for your next dose is near, skip the missed dose and resume your dosage schedule. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Using more medication will not improve your symptoms, rather it can cause other serious side effects.
Unusual side effects of the Yasmin medication include vomiting and diarrhea, acne and other skin conditions, fluid retention, Nausea, vomiting, headache, bloating, breast tenderness, breast enlargement, changes in your sex drive, changes in your blood pressure. If you feel any side effects with the use of this medicine, notify your doctor promptly.
Before using this medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to Ethinyl estradiol or drospirenone, or other estrogens or progestins. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which may cause allergies or other problems. Before using Yasmin medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, specifically: adrenal gland problems, stroke, high blood pressure, cancer, breast cancer, severe headaches, kidney problems, liver problems.