Yasmin

Combined pill

Ethinyloestradiol 30mcg / Drospirenone 3mg

Take one tablet per day, for 21 days, then have a 7 day break allowing for a withdrawal bleed. There are 21 pills per pack.

BENEFITS

  • usually makes periods regular, lighter and less painful

  • may help with premenstrual symptoms

  • reduces the risk of cancer of the ovary, uterus and colon

  • improves acne in some women

  • you are protected from pregnancy straight away if you start taking the combined pill in the first five days of your period

  • when you stop using the pill your fertility will return to normal

  • there are safe ways to take the pill where you take packs back to back and bleed less often, read about these methods here

  • this is a type of combined pill that you may want to take if you have experienced side effects with another brand - you may respond better to a slightly different dose of hormone..

What users say

I’ve heard Yasmin is brilliant! Good for your skin and stuff

Chloe, Bucks

So glad I can get it on here my GP said they dont do it anymore!

Anonymous

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