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Yasmin - 3 month course

£23.95

Medication features

  • Combined Oral Contraceptive
  • For women already taking Yasmin
  • 3 month supply

NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you.

Overview

Buy Yasmin Online

You can buy Yasmin conrtaceptive pills online from our UK registered online pharmacy and doctor service. This service is for repeat supplies of this pill, for patients who are already prescribed this by their regular GP. After completing your assessment and checking out, your order will be passed to our UK registered doctors for review. If approved, our pharmacy team will dispense and dispatch your medication to your chosen address.

Yasmin, is a popular and effective contraceptive pill. It has two ingredients to help prevent ovulation, and also to make it harder for sperm to reach the uterus.

Like with any medication, there are risks involved, and so you should have all your regular check-ups with your own GP each year, to make sure it is safe to continue taking Yasmin.

Yasmin is taken once daily, at around the same time each day. Yasmin is a 21 day pill pack, meaning you take 21 tablets consecutively (starting on day 1 of your menstrual cycle), followed by a 7 day, pill free break.

FAQ

What is in Yasmin?

Yasmin contains two synthetic hormones, ethinylestradiol and drospirenone. These are synthetic versions of the naturally occurring hormones, oestrogen and progesterone

What is Yasmin?

Yasmin is a combined oral contraceptive pill.

When do I take Yasmin?

Yasmin is best taken at the same time each day, every day, for 21 days of your cycle. Yasmin ED comes with an additional 7 inactive pills, which can be taken to help keep track of your pill free days.

How does Yasmin work in birth control?

Yasmin works by tricking the body into thinking an egg has been released, by keeping hormone levels high. This prevents an egg being released into the ovaries each month. The hormones also work by thickening the mucus lining of the womb, making it more difficult for sperm to pass through.

How long after taking Yasmin are you protected?

If you started taking Yasmin on days 1-5 of your period, you will be protected immediately in your next cycle. If you started taking Yasmin after day 5, you should use additional contraception measure for SEVEN DAYS, until Yasmin will offer protection against pregnancy.

Are Yasmin and Microgynon the same?

No, Yasmin and Microgynon contain different synthetic hormones. While they have the same action, you should not switch pills without a check-up and discussion with your GP.

What do I do if I miss a Yasmin pill?

If you miss a Yasmin pill, you should take this as soon as possible, even if it means taking two pills at once. You can then continue taking your pills as normal, and still be protected. For a more detailed look at scenarios, see our missed pill guide.

Can Yasmin make you gain weight?

One of the side effects of contraceptive pills, is that there can be fluctuations of weight. If you find your weight gain is difficult to control, you should speak to your GP about switching pill.

Side Effects

Common; (contact your doctor is these persist or are uncomfortable)

  • Headache / Migraine
  • Depression or mood changes
  • Nausea
  • Breast pain
  • Bleeding between periods / Change in vaginal discharge

Uncommon side effects of taking Yasmin include: (contact your doctor is these persist or are uncomfortable)

  • Vomiting / Diarrhoea
  • Breast enlargement
  • Weight changes
  • Vaginal infection
  • Severe itching
  • High or low blood pressure
  • Acne
  • Fluid retention

Rare, serious side effects (stop taking and contact your doctor)

  • Hearing impairment
  • Blood clots
  • Slight increase in the risk of breast and cervical cancer
  • Liver problems
  • Severe allergic reaction

Info Leaflet

Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.

Warnings

You should not take Yasmin if you have:

  • heart disease
  • untreated / uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • blood-clotting disorder / circulation problems;
  • problems with your eyes
  • problems with your kidneys
  • a history of hormone-related cancer (e.g breast or uterine cancer)
  • unusual vaginal bleeding that has not been checked by a doctor;
  • severe migraines
  • liver disease, liver cancer, history of jaundice caused by pregnancy or birth control pills
  • Do not use if you are breast feeding.

Smoking can greatly increase your risk of blood clots, stroke, or heart attack. Your risk increases the older you are and the more you smoke.

Do not use if you are pregnant. Stop taking Yasmin and tell your doctor if you become pregnant, or if you miss two menstrual periods in a row.

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