Yasmin Tablet is a combination of two medicines used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods.
It helps to prevent the release and fertilization of the egg.
Yasmin Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as per your doctor’s advice.
You will have to take the pill on day one of your menstrual cycle and continue taking it for a whole month. Once the pack gets over, start with a new one.
If you experience vomiting within 4 hours of dose intake, take another tablet.
In case you missed your dose and you are late by 12 hours in taking the missed dose, use a condom during intercourse for a period of 2 days. click here: Yasmin Tablet
some commonly seen side effects
Nausea, headache, breast pain, and weight gain are some commonly seen side effects of this medicine. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know.
There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.
You might experience spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult with your doctor if this occurs frequently or persists longer.
Inform your doctor if you notice swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain or changes in vision, as it may be a sign of a blood clot.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had a heart attack or have cancer of the uterus/cervix, or vagina.
Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.
Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant already or breastfeeding. You might be asked for a regular check-up of blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar level while on treatment.
USES OF YASMIN TABLET
BENEFITS OF YASMIN TABLET
Secondly, it makes the fluid (mucus) in your cervix thicker, which makes it more difficult for sperm to enter the womb.
Additionally, it prevents thickening of the lining of your womb, thereby making it unfavorable for an egg to grow in it.
Yasmin Tablet is a reliable and safe method for contraception, if used correctly. It does not interrupt with sex and you can lead a normal routine life without any worries.
SIDE EFFECTS OF YASMIN TABLET
Common side effects of Yasmin
- Stomach pain
- Weight gain
- Breast pain
- Irregular uterine bleeding
HOW TO USE YASMIN TABLET
HOW YASMIN TABLET WORKS
It also changes the lining of the womb and renders it unsuitable for pregnancy.
Nonhormonal and progestin-only contraceptives are preferred in breastfeeding women, especially during the first 4 weeks postpartum
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE YASMIN TABLET?
- Your doctor has prescribed Yasmin Tablet to help you prevent pregnancy.
- It also results in lighter, less painful, and more regular menstrual bleeding.
- It may help reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
- Take your pill at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
- You may experience menstrual irregularities such as spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult your doctor if this persists.
- Do not use Yasmin Tablet if you are obese, over 35, smoke, on prolonged bed rest, or have a history of blood clots.
- Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, severe headache, or changes in vision.
- These could be symptoms of a blood clot in a vein.
- Stop taking Yasmin Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you notice your skin and whites of the eye turning yellow (jaundice), severe stomach pain, severe depression or if you think you could be pregnant.
Q. What is Yasmin Tablet and what is it used for?
Q. How and in what dose should I take Yasmin Tablet?
Q. What if I forget to take Yasmin Tablet?
However, if you forget to take two or more doses, you may not be totally protected against pregnancy.
In this case, start taking the tablet as soon as you remember and use a non-hormonal method of contraception such as condoms for at least the next 7 days to prevent pregnancy.
Frequent missing of doses may lead to unexpected vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain). Consult your doctor, if this persists.