What is the use of Yasmin tablet?
Yasmin Tablet 21’s belongs to a group of hormonal contraceptives. It is used to prevent pregnancy, to treat the premenstrual dysphoric disorder (a mood disorder related to the menstrual cycle). It is also used for the treatment of acne in women at least 14 years of age who have started having initial menstrual periods.
What generation pill is Yasmin?
Fourth generation pills contain either the same estrogen ethinyl estradiol, plus a new progesterone drospirenone (Yasmin), or a different estrogen 17 B estradiol (a natural estrogen) with nomegestrol acetate (Zoely), or estradiol valerate (a natural estrogen) and dienogest (Qlaira).
Is Yasmin pill safe?
Taking Yasmin can increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack. You are even more at risk if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, or if you are overweight. Your risk of stroke or blood clot is highest during your first year of taking birth control pills.
Does Yasmin pill stop periods?
Although it is not recommended, you can delay your period by skipping the seven pill-free days and going straight to a new strip of Yasmin and finishing it. You may experience light or menstruation-like bleeding while using this second strip. After the usual pill-free period of 7 days start your next strip.
Is Yasmin pill good for your skin?
For example, the oral contraceptives Yasmin and Alesse have both been clinically shown to improve acne. But neither one has been approved by the FDA for this use. If you’re already taking an oral contraceptive that’s working well in treating acne, there’s no need to switch brands.
Is Yasmin good for PCOS?
Conclusion: Yasmin is an effective drug in the treatment of hyperandrogenism in women with PCOS with few side effects and no significant influence over insulin resistance.
What are the ingredients in the pill Yasmin?
Yasmin (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) tablets provide an oral contraceptive regimen consisting of 28 film-coated tablets that contain the ingredients specified for each tablet below: 21 yellow tablets each containing 3 mg DRSP and 0.03 mg EE 7 inert white tablets
What kind of progestin is in Yasmin 3 mg?
YASMIN contains 3 mg of the progestin drospirenone that has antimineralocorticoid activity, including the potential for hyperkalemia in high-risk patients, comparable to a 25 mg dose of spironolactone.
What are the names of the drugs Yasmin and ethinyl?
Generic Name: drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (dro SPY re nown, ETH in il, ESS tra dy ol) Brand Names: Gianvi, Loryna, Jasmiel, Nikki, Ocella, Syeda, Vestura, Yasmin, Yaz, Zarah. Medically reviewed by Sanjai Sinha, MD Last updated on May 1, 2019.
When to call your doctor about Yasmin side effects?
Stop using Yasmin and call your doctor at once if you have: signs of a stroke – sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;