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Yaz birth control pills are combined pills commonly used to prevent pregnancy. They are also prescribed to treat acne, regulate the menstrual cycle, manage symptoms related to premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and treat ovarian cysts. 

You can get Yaz birth control online by connecting with our doctor at Your Doctors Online. Our online doctor will ask you to describe your symptoms to determine the best course of treatment. Then, if deemed necessary, they may recommend a follow-up appointment.

What is Yaz?

Yaz (brand name) is a combined birth control pill containing drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol. In terms of active ingredients, it is very similar to the birth control Yasmin, but it contains a different estradiol dosage. Yaz birth control pills are only available on prescription by your healthcare provider and if they are safe and suitable for you.

What are the uses of Yaz?

It is a birth control pill, as the name indicates, used primarily to control the fertilization of sperm with egg to form a developing fetus. Some of the most prominent uses of Yaz are:

  • Preventing pregnancy
  • Regulating menstrual cycles
  • Reducing menstrual cramps
  • Treating acne
  • Managing premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) 

How does it work?

Yaz’s birth control ingredients include drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol, which are synthetic hormones. These hormones work in combination, preventing the release of the egg from the ovaries and stopping ovulation from occurring. Yaz oral contraceptives cause changes to the cervical mucus and uterus’s lining. Both stop the sperm from reaching the egg, preventing uterine fertilization and implantation. 

What are Yaz’s different dosage forms and strengths?

Yaz is available as oral tablets. The active ingredients in Yaz are 3 mg of drospirenone and 0.02 mg of ethinyl estradiol. 

How to take it?

To effectively prevent pregnancy, Yaz birth control pills must be taken once daily at the same time. It should be taken orally at the same time each day. The pill can be taken with or without food. 

You should take the pills in the correct order and work your way toward the end of the pack. Take one pill as instructed. After taking your last inactive pill, you can start your new pack.

What are the side effects of Yaz?

Some of the most common side effects of Yaz are: 

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Breast tenderness
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Breakthrough bleeding or spotting
  • Bloating

While some severe side effects of Yaz includes: 

  • Blood clots (Deep vein thrombosis etc)
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • High blood pressure
  • Liver problems
  • Severe allergic reactions.

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  • Ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone, 3 mg of drospirenone and 0.02 mg of ethinyl estradiol.
  • Take one tablet orally after a meal for 28 days, at the same time.

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Precautions and contraindications

  • Share your medication history with your healthcare provider to avoid any allergic reaction in the future. 
  • If you have any liver, kidney, or other problems, discuss them with your doctor before getting the Yaz prescription. 
  • Discussing your menstruation cycle details with your healthcare provider for accurate and well-suited prescription options is important. 

FAQs about Yaz

Does Yaz cause weight gain?

Yaz is less likely to cause weight gain than other birth control pills as it contains drospirenone, which does not typically lead to water retention.

How can I refill my Yaz prescription?

You will need to consult with our online doctor at Your Doctors Online to refill your Yaz online prescription. After discussing our medical concerns and history, our online doctor can send your prescription to your preferred local pharmacy.

How long does it take for Yaz to work?

It usually takes seven days for Yaz to work and effectively prevent pregnancy.

Why was Yaz recalled?

Yaz contains drospirenone which increases the risk of blood clots. It was on the market, widely marketed for ten years before people were notified of this risk. That is why it was recalled.

Is Yaz a good contraceptive pill?

Yaz is a combination birth control pill considered 99% effective if taken correctly. The pill contains drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol hormone that helps to prevent pregnancy.

What to avoid while taking Yaz?

Smoking is the first and most important thing to avoid while taking Yaz. It's also important to avoid certain medications and herbal supplements as per the direction of the healthcare provider direction.

What happens if I miss a dose of Yaz?

If you miss one active pill, you must take two pills the next day. Then, continue taking one pill for the remaining pack. If you miss more than two pills, you must use a backup form of birth control, such as condoms, for at least 7 days after the missed pills.

What happens if I take too much Yaz?

If you've taken extra pills, you may experience vaginal bleeding. If that is the case, please report to your doctor or seek medical help.

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