What is the difference between Yasmin and Yaz

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Yasmin has the same two active components as Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol), but Yasmin provides a higher dose of estrogen – Yaz provides 20 micrograms of estrogen, while Yasmin provides 30 micrograms. The progesterone levels of both medications are the same. Another difference between Yasmin and Yaz is that Yasmin has 21 active pills and 7 placebo pills; while Yaz has 24 active pills and only 4 placebo pills. How should Yasmin be used? Oral contraceptives come in packets of 21 or 28 tablets to take by mouth once a day. To avoid upset stomach, take Yasmin with food or milk. Take the tablet routinely at the same time every day (e.g., after dinner or at bedtime) to help you remember to take the tablet regularly. Missing doses increases your risk of becoming pregnant. When first starting on Yasmin, use an additional method of birth control until you have correctly taken 7 days’ worth of medicine. If you have a 21-tablet packet, take one tablet daily for 21 days and then none for

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