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YASMIN 0.03 MG/3 MG TABLET

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Composition for YASMIN

Ethinyl Estradiol(0.03 mg),Drospirenone(3 mg)

food interaction for YASMIN

alcohol interaction for YASMIN

pregnancy interaction for YASMIN

lactation interaction for YASMIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects
UNSAFE
Yasmin 0.03 mg/3 mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Yasmin 0.03 mg/3 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for YASMIN

Ethinyl Estradiol(0.03 mg)

Uses

Ethinyl Estradiol is used in contraception, post menopausal osteoporosis (porous bones), hormone replacement therapy (hrt), failure of ovarian development and prostate cancer.

How it works

Ethinylestradiol belongs to a class of medications called estrogens (female hormones). It is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring hormone and helps in development and maintenance of menstrual cycle. In post-menopausal women, it works by reducing the post-menopausal symptoms and risk of weakening bones and bone fracture.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Swelling, Abdominal pain, Altered libido, Breast tenderness, Breast pain, Burning sensation, Constipation, Depression, Pain during periods, Flatulence, Hair loss, Headache, Heartburn, Mood changes, Skin rash, Skin redness, Vaginal burning sensation, Vaginal discharge, Weight loss, Weight gain
Drospirenone(3 mg)

Uses

Drospirenone is used in post menopausal osteoporosis (porous bones) and hormone replacement therapy (hrt).

How it works

Drospirenone is progesterone, and together with estradiol, it can provide contraception by suppressing release of ovum (eggs) from your ovary, and interfering with other mechanisms that support occurrence of pregnancy. It suppresses the natural progesterone in the body, and thereby helps in PMDD and acne. Its mechanism of action in prevention of osteoporosis is not known.

Common side effects

Pain in extremity, Peripheral edema, Abdominal pain, Accidental injury, Back pain, Breast pain, Edema, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection

Common Dosage for YASMIN 0.03 MG/3 MG TABLET

Patients taking YASMIN 0.03 MG/3 MG TABLET

  • 95%
    Once A Day
  • 4%
    Twice A Day
  • 1%
    Alternate Day

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Expert advice for YASMIN

  • Inform your doctor if you have had a uterus removal procedure or have any problems of the uterus (uterine fibroids, hyperplasia of the endometrium, uterus cancer).
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of blood clotting disorder, liver problems, gall bladder disorders (e.g. gall stones), high blood pressure, diabetes, hearing problems, breast cancer, heart problems, high levels of fats in blood or migraine.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience pain in your chest that spreads to arm or neck, unexplained migraine-type headaches, with or without disturbed vision, painful swelling in your leg, sudden chest pain and difficulty breathing.
  • Ensure that you undergo regular breast screening (for presence of lumps or any abnormal changes) and cervical smear test while taking ethinylestradiol.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to ethinylestradiol or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if having recent blood clotting problems or related conditions like heart attack.
  • Do not take if suffering from breast or uterus cancer.
  • Do not take if suffering from untreated enlargement of inner wall of uterus (endometrial hyperplasia).
  • Patients who have or had liver diseases (e.g. jaundice).
  • Do not take if having any disorder related to haemoglobin (porphyria).

Frequently asked questions for YASMIN

Ethinyl Estradiol

Q.Is ethinylestradiol good for acne?
Ethinylestradiol may help in acne treatment. However, it is strongly recommended that you consult your doctor for advice on best treatment option suitable your condition and needs.

Drospirenone

Q.Is drospirenone an antiandrogen/diuretic?
No, drospirenone belongs to a class of medication called as synthetic progesterone

Q.Is drospirenone same as Levonorgestrel?
Drospirenone and Levonorgestrel belong to same group of medication called synthetic progesterone, and are used in combination with ethinyl estradiol as oral contraceptives

Q.Does drospirenone help in acne/weight loss?
Drospirenone is used in the treatment of acne. No effect on weight has been reported

Q.Does drospirenone cause weight gain, hair loss, melasma?
No, clinically observable hair loss, weight gain or melasma has been reported

Q.Does Loestrin (ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) / Alesse (levonorgesteral and ethinyl estradiol) contain drospirenone?
No, these drugs do not contain drospirenone

Q.Why does drospirenone cause blood clot?
Drospirenone and estrogen increase the viscosity of blood by inhibiting the breakdown of certain factors that promote blood clotting.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)