|Generic Name||Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol|
|Manufacturer||Bayer Schering Pharma, Germany|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|21 Tablet/s||US$ 0.95||US$ 20.00|
|42 Tablet/s||US$ 0.83||US$ 35.0012%US$ 40.00|
|84 Tablet/s||US$ 0.71||US$ 60.0025%US$ 80.00|
Yasmin 3 mg is a combined contraceptive pill that is made up of two active ingredients namely Drospirenone or Ethinyl estradiol. It is taken to prevent unwanted pregnancy in women. The combination drug is more than 99% effective when taken correctly, but missing pills can make it less effective. Remember, it should not be taken to protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). If you are looking for STD protection, you still need to use condoms with it. Yasmin tablets come in a pack of 21 pills, you need to take one pill at the same time every day for 21 days and then just leave a gap of seven days before starting the next packet. The medicine works to stop your ovaries from releasing an egg each month.
Do not take the drug if you are pregnant or planning to be a mother, are breastfeeding, are suffering from untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure. Your doctor should be aware of all your medical conditions, be sure to inform your doctor history of allergies (if you have any).
Tell your doctor if you notice hives, difficulty breathing, sudden numbness, nausea, sweating, indistinct vision, severe migraine pains, irregular menstrual periods, swelling of your face, lips, or tongue. Inform your doctor if any of these adverse effects become troublesome or does not go away.
Note- When the combined contraceptive pills like Yasmin 3 mg taken appropriately, there is approximately 1% chance of the failure. However, the failure rate may increase if the pills are missed or taken incorrectly. The pills must be taken exactly in the order given on the package. Take it every day, preferably at the same time with water or some liquid. One 3 mg pill is to be taken every day for 21 days. If this is not followed strictly, the chances of a user getting pregnant increase manifold, each combined contraceptive pill pack of Yasmin should be started after a seven-day interval. Consider taking it after an evening meal or bedtime with water. This birth control pill can be taken without regards to meals. The treatment must start on the first day of the woman’s menstrual bleeding. Strictly follow the consumption of Yasmin as your doctor advises you to. In no instance should you increase or decrease the quantity or take it for longer than advised. If in doubt, you could also follow the instructions on the prescription label.
If the user is less than 12 hours late in taking the Yasmin pill, the birth control effect will be still there and then the woman should take the tablet as soon as possible, following the next dosing schedule.
If the woman is 12 hours late in taking any pill, the birth control effect is reduced. There are two basic things that a woman needs to consider managing the missed tablet:
- Firstly, she should never discontinue taking the tablet for more than a week.
- Secondly, one week of daily dosing is required to achieve sufficient suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis.