About Generic Yasmin Birth Control Pills
Yasmin is used as a Birth Control Pill to prevent unwanted pregnancy in women. It contains two different types of active ingredients Drospirenone (synthetic derivative of Progestin) and Ethinyl estradiol (synthetic derivative of Estrogen). It is a potent and effective medication; therefore it is very popular among women.
How Yasmin does show its effectiveness?
It shows its effectiveness by preventing ovulation, thickening of vaginal fluid, changing uterus lining, preventing fertilization and interfering in implantation process.
What are the contraindications of Yasmin Birth Control Pills?
The use of this medicine is contraindicated in case you are allergic to its main ingredients; suffer from hypertension, unusual vaginal bleeding or breast or uterine cancer.
What are the drug interactions of Yasmin?
Yasmin can interact with Anti fungal drugs, Anti viral drugs, Anti coagulant drugs, Alpha blockers, Anti epileptic drugs and can lead to unpleasant effects.
How to store Yasmin Birth Control Pills?
Store it at room temperature and keep it away from children..
What is the right dose for Yasmin Birth Control Pills?
A pack of Yasmin contains 28 tablets (21 yellow tablets and 7 white tablets). Take one oral tablet of this drug daily with water. Start with these tablets on the first day of your menstrual cycle.
What happens in case you miss a dose?
Take the dosage form immediately as soon as you remember. Do not take two doses at the same time. If you miss two or more successive doses of this drug, then stop the use of existing pack and start with new dosage pack.
What happens in case you over-dose?
Taking overdose of this medicine can produce a variety of severe side effects. Therefore, it should be avoided.
What are the adverse effects of Yasmin birth control pills?
Vomiting, Headache, Breast tenderness, Weight gain, Changes in menstrual cycle, low sexual desire, mood swings, fatigue, etc.
What are the precautions that should be followed?
This medication is not to be taken by women who are already pregnant or less than 16 years old.