, Yasmin is the brand name for drospirenone. Yaz, Yasmin is an oral contraceptive pill. It is used by women for birth control. It stops ovulation, that is release of an egg from an ovary in a woman. It also thickens uterus and cervical lining, causing difficulty in fertilization. Hence it helps in preventing pregnancy.

It is used for other purpose as well. It also treats mild acne in adult woman. Yaz, Yasmin is also used to treat the premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) symptoms. These symptoms can be anxiety, depression, irritability, lack of concentration, lack of energy etc. Sleep or appetite changes, tenderness in breast, joint or muscle pain, headache, and weight gain are other symptoms of PMDD.

Yaz, Yasmin can lead to in an unborn baby, if it is taken by a pregnant woman. Hence it is advisable to not use Yaz, Yasmin in pregnancy. A woman should avoid taking Yaz, Yasmin if she has a history of stroke or blood clot, circulation problems or a heart valve disorder. Breast or uterine cancer, abnormal vaginal bleeding, kidney or liver disease, an adrenal gland disorder are other conditions, when use of Yaz, Yasmin should be avoided. One should not take Yaz, Yasmin if one has severe high blood pressure, migraine headaches, or a history of jaundice caused by birth control pills.

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