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Brand name: Yasmin TM

Active ingredients: drospirenone + ethinylestradiol

What it is used for

INDICATIONS: Yasmin is indicated for use as an oral contraceptive.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Tablet, film coated

Light yellow, round and biconvex film-coated tablet with 'DO' embossed on one side in a regular hexagon

How to take this medicine: Oral

Part 2: Tablet, film coated

Small, round white tablet

How to take this medicine: Oral

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Storage instructions

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient drospirenone + ethinylestradiol

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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