Yasmin (Ethinyl, Drospirenone)

Strength(s): 3.03mg

Active Ingredient: Ethinyl, Drospirenone



Yasmin is an oral contraceptive that prevents ovulation and causes changes in the cervical and uterine lining to make it difficult for fertilization. This medication is used by women in the prevention of pregnancy.

How to use Yasmin

Before taking this medication, ensure you read and understand the Patient Information leaflet that is provided with the medication. If you fail to understand anything you read, contact your doctor or pharmacist for clarification.

When taking this medication, ensure you stick to the prescribed dose. An increase or decrease of the dose without prior instructions from the doctor could have serious consequences. Take the medication till the expiry of the prescribed period. Also, do not take this medication after the prescription period has expired.

This medication is taken orally through the mouth. The treatment begins on the first day of your periods. It is recommended to use back-up birth control e.g. spermicides. Take one pill each day at the same time, preferably in the evening before bed. Yasmin can be taken with or without food. Ensure you get your prescription refilled before running out completely. Missing out on a pill could lead to pregnancy.


Do not take Yasmin if there is a chance of an allergic reaction to it. Also, if you have had allergic reactions to medications in the past, discuss it with your doctor. Inactive ingredients contained in this product may bring about an allergic reaction. Consult your pharmacist for more information.

Before taking this medication, discuss your medical history with your doctor especially of blood clotting disorders, diabetes, high blood pressure, blood circulation problems, liver disease/cancer, heart disease, severe migraines, unusual vaginal bleeding, stroke, heart attack and breast/uterine cancer.

Do not use this medication if you have had a baby recently. Also, taking this medication while overweight could increase the risk of stroke, blood clots or heart attack. Smoking while using this medication also increases the risk of these conditions.

During the first 3 months, users may experience breakthrough bleeding. If the bleeding does not stop or is heavy, seek medical assistance. If you experience frequent vomiting and diarrhea, seek alternative methods of birth control.

For pregnant women, Yasmin should not be used during pregnancy. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, consult your doctor. Talk to your doctor to understand the benefits and risks.

Side effects

Various side effects may be experienced when taking this medication. The common ones are breast tenderness, mood changes, nausea, vomiting, decreased sex drive, weight gain, changes in your menstrual periods, tiredness/irritability. If these effects occur persistently, consult your doctor. This medication only safe for use if its benefits are more than the risk of side effects.

Serious side effects are quite rare when taking this medication. If you experience serious side effects, seek immediate medical assistance. These include symptoms of a heart attack, breast lump, swollen hands/feet/ankles, signs of stroke, signs of a blood clot, symptoms of depression and liver problems.

Where to buy Yasmin

Yasmin is now available online at cheap and discounted prices. If you are looking to buy this medication, simply visit an online pharmacy and order Yasmin online. When you buy from an online pharmacy, you get to enjoy cheap and discounted medications, with the convenience of shipping to your doorstep. Order Yasmin today and enjoy the benefits.

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