Yasmin is a combined hormone medicine which is used to prevent pregnancy.
At the moment, the oral contraceptives are the most popular products of the birth control in Europe and USA. In spite of their high efficiency, many women using this method of the birth control have to refuse from it because of the unwanted side effects as putting on weight.
Yasmin has higher pharmacological safety and seldom causes the increased body weight than the analogical hormone contraceptives. Two active ingredients Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol are responsible for the pharmacological effect of Yasmin.
The main task of these ingredients is to prevent spermatozoa from egg. The mechanism of action of Yasmin consists in the increase of the viscosity of the cervical mucus through which spermatozoa cannot move. There is also a complete control of ovulation and menstrual cycle, and even of spermatozoa could penetrate into the egg, it is not prepared for the conceiving.
As Yasmin contains the female sexual hormones, this medicine has also additional therapeutic effect. The intensity of the discharges is reduced during menstruation, the period of bleeding is decreased, and pain, weakness, and risk of the anemia development pass.
The use Yasmin offers women of the reproductive age the maximal comfort and maximal protection against unwanted pregnancy.
Directions for the use
How to take Yasmin?
Yasmin can be taken by women of the reproductive age, starting from 14 years. The use of the medicine is pointless during menopause and postmenopause because the need in contraceptives is reduced.
The scheme of the use of Yasmin should be followed in accordance with instruction. Do not neglect recommendations for the use because it can cause the reduction of the protective action and unwanted pregnancy.
Recommendations for the use
Possible side effects
Yasmin is well tolerated and almost does not cause side effects, but women have to be ready for the appearance of some unwanted reactions:
The side effects appear for a short period and pass within several days.
If Yasmin causes allergic reaction (hives, skin rash, vomiting), it is necessary to seek a medical aid of gynecologist. You may have high sensitivity to the active ingredients Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol, and you should change a hormone medicine for the birth control.