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Generic Yasmin

DROSPIRENONE; ETHINYL ESTRADIOL is an oral contraceptive (birth control pill). This medicine combines two types of female hormones, an estrogen and a progestin. It is used to prevent ovulation and pregnancy. Compare estrogen / progestin combinations.
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Don’t Believe These 10 Birth Control Myths

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 12, 2016

In clinic conversations with young women, I am always surprised by the amount of misinformation out there on oral contraceptives—aka birth control pills.

So let’s clear some things up. Here are the 10 most common myths I hear about birth control pills, and the facts that contradict them.

  • Myth 1: “They will make me gain weight.” Many women believe that oral birth control causes weight gain. Please know that with the lower dose pills we currently prescribe, weight gain is not a consistent finding.
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Paying Cash For Your Birth Control? Here’s How to Save

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 08, 2014

Thirty percent of women who use contraception in the United States use oral contraceptives. Add to this women who use birth control pills for other medical conditions (polycystic ovary syndrome, heavy menstrual periods, ovarian cysts, etc) and imagine the number of women who may now be forced to pay cash for these medications.

On June 30th the Supreme Court decided that for-profit companies cannot be compelled to provide insurance coverage for contraception if doing so violates the religious beliefs of the company’s owners. See More

The Buzz Around the Pill: Birth Control and the Risk of Blood Clots

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 17, 2014

Many folks have heard the news, and seen ads on the side of buses: if you took oral contraceptives and have had a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), call some attorney’s number. The reason that a DVT is scary, as you know, is that it can break off and travel up to the lung where it is called a pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary emboli (PE) are dangerous, though when caught early they can be treated with blood thinners. See More

Yaz, Yasmin and Other Newer Birth Control Pills: Do They Put You at Risk for Leg Clots?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 06, 2012

Some of the newer popular birth control pills with a different type of progesterone are associated with an increased risk of blood clot in the leg. You need to care about this, not just because you have seen TV commercials and warning ads, but because a blood clot – deep venous thrombosis (DVT) – can break off and travel to the lung where it is called a pulmonary embolism. That can be fatal. There is also a question of increased risk of clots in arteries with these birth control pills, which can lead to cardiovascular events. See More

Beyaz vs. Yaz Birth Control Pill: Is it Be-worth it?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - December 05, 2011

Today I saw a 24-year-old patient who landed her first job a year ago. Her OB/GYN had prescribed Beyaz as an oral contraceptive for her and she was paying $95 a month to fill it, she told me with tears in her eyes. “Are there other options?” she asked. Oh yeah, there are.

What’s Beyaz? Well, Beyaz is Yaz (now available also as Gianvi and Loryna, and in a slightly different formulation as Yasmin, Ocella, and Zarah) mixed with folic acidSee More

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