What is Yasmin Pill? What is the use of Yasmin Pill?
Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill) is a safest and effective oral contraceptive that is used to prevent pregnancy in women. Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill) encloses two generic hormones called Drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol. This medicine helps the women to enjoy their intimate life without fear of getting pregnant. Besides preventing pregnancy, it may make periods more regular, reduce blood loss and painful periods, and diminish the risk of ovarian cysts.
How does Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill) act?
Drospirenone and Ethinylestradiol inhibit the release of an egg from an ovary. It also makes some alteration in the cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus. The alteration in the lining of the uterus (womb) prevents attachment of a fertilized egg to the mother's womb.
What is the dosing schedule of Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill)?
Yasmin Pill pack encloses 21 yellow pills (hormonal pills) and 7 white pills (non-hormonal pills). A woman should start taking this medicine on day 1 of her menstrual cycle. She has to take one yellow pill via the oral route at the same time every day for 21 consecutive days. After that, she should take one white tablet via the oral route every day for next seven days. Again, she can continue with another pack of Yasmin after finishing the first pack.
What to do in case of miss dose of Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill)?
In case a woman missed one active pill, she has to take two pills on the next day and then take one pill per day for the rest of the pack. In case a woman missed two active pills in a row in Week 1 or two, she has to two pills per day for two days in a row, and then she has to take one pill per day for the rest of the pack. In case a woman missed two active pills in a row in Week 3, then she must throw out the rest of the pack and start a new pack.
Who should not use Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill)?
A woman should not use Yasmin if she is suffering from any of these medical conditions such as untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure, breast or uterine cancer, unusual vaginal bleeding, blood-clotting dysfunctions, severe migraine headaches, liver dysfunctions or cancer and hypersensitive reactions with Yasmin or its other components.
What are the undesired effects of Yasmin Pill?
The common side effects are reported with the use of Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill) such as nausea, vomiting, headache, mood changes, feeling tired or irritable, weight gain, breast tenderness, low libido, and swelling of the ankles or feet.
What are the safety measures to be followed while using Yasmin Pill?
- Do not smoke or use other tobacco products while taking Yasmin Pill otherwise, it may increase the risk of cardiac disorders.
- Bleeding or spotting may occur while using Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill), but do not stop using this medicine.
- Avoid the intake of Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill)within 4 to 6 weeks after giving birth.
- The use of Yasmin affects your blood sugar level, so closely monitor your blood sugar level while using Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill).
- Do not use Yasmin Pill (Birth Control Pill) if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.