is a birth control pill manufactured by Bayer pharmaceuticals. It was the first contraceptive pill to contain drospirenone. Yaz-Yasmin is an oral contraceptive pill. It stops egg release from ovary, thickens uterus and cervical lining in a woman, thus causing prevention of pregnancy.

It is also got clearance from FDA for treatment of mild acne and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) symptoms in adult woman. Doctors also prescribe Yaz-Yasmin for anxiety, depression, irritability, lack of concentration, lack of energy as these symptoms could be related to PMDD.

Yaz-Yasmin being a birth control pill is advised to avoid during pregnancy as it can lead to birth defects in an unborn baby.

of Yaz-Yasmin

Yaz-Yasmin has been in controversy for a long time as several women reported about its severe side effects. This led to many studies to find out the side effects of Yaz-Yasmin. Different studies reveal that it can cause many severe side effects. They are as follows.

Hyperkalemia

One of the most severe side effects of Yaz-Yasmin is . Hyperkalemia refers to high potassium level in blood. Patients having adrenal insufficiency, any renal disorder and hepatic dysfunction should not take Yaz-Yasmin as it can worsen the condition as these conditions can lead to higher potassium level. Patients using potassium-sparing diuretics while using Yaz-Yasmin should consult their doctor and get their potassium level checked regularly.

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