Yasmin prevents ovulation and also cause changes in your cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Yasmin is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy.
Yasmin is combination of drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol. This medication works by preventing ovulation means the release of an egg from an ovary and by causing changes in the mucus of the cervix that makes it difficult for sperm to penetrate into the uterus and in the endometrium that make it difficult for an egg to implant.
Important information :
You should not take, if you have any of the conditions like uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease, a blood-clotting disorder, circulation problems, diabetic problems with your eyes or kidneys, unusual vaginal bleeding, liver disease or liver cancer, severe migraine headaches, if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had breast or uterine cancer, jaundice caused by birth control pills, a heart attack, a stroke, or a blood clot. You need to use back up birth control, such as condoms when you start using Yasmin or if you miss a dose. Do not use Yasmin if you are pregnant or if you have recently had a baby. Do not use if you are breast feeding a baby. It can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. This medication may also slow breast milk production.
How to take it :
Take one pill every day; gap between 2 pills must be 24 hours. When the pills become used up, start a new pack. You may get pregnant if you do not take one pill daily.The 28 day birth control pack contains seven “reminder” pills to keep you on your regular cycle. Your period will usually begin while you are using these reminder pills.You may have breakthrough bleeding, especially during the first 3 months. Tell your doctor if this bleeding continues or is very heavy.
Side effect :
Stop using Yasmin and call your doctor at once if you have side effect such as :Sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;Sand severe headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;Chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;Pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs;Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet;Abreast lump;Symptoms of depression.