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Yasmin Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Yasmin Tablet is a combination of two medicines used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods. It helps to prevent release and fertilization of the egg.

Yasmin Tablet should be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time each day. Inform the doctor if vomiting occurs within 2 to 4 hours of taking the medicine, as you may need to take another tablet. This medicine is strictly not recommended for women who are obese, smokers or on prolonged bed rest as can lead to serious side effects. It may also cause delay or spotting between periods but it is not unusual.

Uses of Yasmin Tablet

Yasmin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Weight gain
  • Breast pain
  • Irregular uterine bleeding

How to use Yasmin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Yasmin Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Yasmin Tablet works

Yasmin Tablet is a combined oral contraceptive pill. It works by preventing the release of egg (ovulation) and affecting sperm movement in the womb to prevent its union with the egg. It also changes the lining of the womb and renders it unsuitable for pregnancy.

Yasmin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Yasmin Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Yasmin Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Yasmin Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Nonhormonal and progestin-only contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
Driving
SAFE
Yasmin Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Yasmin Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Yasmin Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Yasmin Tablet to help you prevent pregnancy.
  • It also results in lighter, less painful and more regular menstrual bleeding.
  • It may help reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
  • Take your pill at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • You may experience menstrual irregularities such as spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult your doctor if this persists.
  • Do not use Yasmin Tablet if you are obese, over 35, smoke, on prolonged bed rest, or have a history of blood clots.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, severe headache, or changes in vision. These could be symptoms of a blood clot in a vein.
  • Stop taking Yasmin Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you notice your skin and whites of the eye turning yellow (jaundice), severe stomach pain, severe depression or if you think you could be pregnant.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Yasmin

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After abortion for precaution what I can take condom or choice tablet
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Its best to take regular pills like choice of Loette for contraception.
Which tablet do women have to avoid pregnency? In how many hours shoud it be consumed
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
You can take emergency contraception with in 72 hours
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Yasmin and what is it used for?

Yasmin is a combined oral contraceptive medicine that contains two hormones estrogen and progesterone. It is used to prevent pregnancy.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Yasmin?

Take this medicine as per the advice of your doctor. However, take it at the same time each day, to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I forget to take Yasmin?

If you forget to take one tablet, take it as soon as you remember, even if it means taking two tablets at the same time and then follow the usual dosing schedule. However, if you forget to take two or more doses, you may not be totally protected against pregnancy. In this case, start taking the tablet as soon as you remember and use a non-hormonal method of contraception such as condoms for at least next 7 days to prevent pregnancy. Frequent missing of doses may lead to unexpected vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain). Consult your doctor, if this persists.

Q. What if I vomit after taking Yasmin?

If you vomit within 3-4 hours after taking Yasmin, then it is considered as a missed dose. So, you should take another dose as soon as you feel well enough.

Q. What are the common side effects of taking Yasmin?

You may experience irregular vaginal bleeding while taking Yasmin. Other common side effects include headache, nausea (feeling sick), depression (sad mood), and breast pain. Most of them are temporary if these persist consult with your doctor.

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