Yaz is a prescription medication that is used as a contraception to prevent pregnancy, to treat moderate acne and to treat the symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Yaz is a combination medication containing drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol. Yaz works by causing changes in the cervical mucus and uterine lining.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Yaz include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of Yaz.
Is there a generic alternative to Yaz?
Generic Yaz is known as drospirenone/Ethinyl estradiol and is available in the same 0.02mg/3mg strength.
Can I use Yaz after giving birth?
Wait at least four weeks after giving birth before using Yaz?