Yasmin vs Yaz for PCOS

Yasmin
(Rx)
Yaz
(Rx)
Yasmin is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Yaz is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for PCOS
3.8
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for PCOS
4.0
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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May 11, 2001
March 16, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
101,976 Discussions
65,206 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#3 for Acne
#4 for PCOS
#5 for Cramping
#6 for PMS
Our data suggest that Yasmin is taken for Acne, PCOS and Cramping, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#3 for Acne
#4 for Cramping
#5 for PCOS
#6 for PMDD
#7 for PMS
Yaz is prescribed for Acne, PMDD and PMS and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Cramping and PCOS, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Yas
Weight Gain
10
Depression
6
Weight Loss
4
Nausea
4
Bloating
3
Anxiety
3
Blood Clots
2
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
1
Dizziness
1
Yaz
Weight Gain
8
Depression
6
Nausea
4
Anxiety
4
Blood Clots
3
Weight Loss
3
Bloating
2
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
1
Stroke
1
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Yasmin
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Yaz
Yaz
Weight Gain
Yas
Yaz
10
8
Depression
Yas
Yaz
6
6
Weight Loss
Yas
Yaz
4
3
Nausea
Yas
Yaz
4
4
Bloating
Yas
Yaz
3
2
Anxiety
Yas
Yaz
3
4
Blood Clots
Yas
Yaz
2
3
Decreased Libido
Yas
Yaz
2
2
Vomiting
Yas
Yaz
1
1
Dizziness
Yas
Yaz
1
0
Weight Gain
Yaz
Yas
8
10
Depression
Yaz
Yas
6
6
Nausea
Yaz
Yas
4
4
Anxiety
Yaz
Yas
4
3
Blood Clots
Yaz
Yas
3
2
Weight Loss
Yaz
Yas
3
4
Bloating
Yaz
Yas
2
3
Decreased Libido
Yaz
Yas
2
2
Vomiting
Yaz
Yas
1
1
Stroke
Yaz
Yas
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Yasmin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Yaz and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 3-0.03 mg
Tablet: 3-0.02 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Ethinyl Estradiol/Drospirenone
Ethinyl Estradiol/Drospirenone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Yasmin and Yaz: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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