Yaz Flex is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) drospirenone + ethinylestradiol. On this page you will find out more about Yaz Flex, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: drospirenone + ethinylestradiol
Information for medicine and pack size:
Yaz Flex tablet, 4 x 30
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
YAZ Flex is indicated for use as: - an oral contraceptive. - Treatment of moderate acne vulgaris in women who seek oral contraception
Table of characteristics
Light pink round tablets debossed on one side with the letters "DS" in a regular hexagon.
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|Route of administration||Oral|
1 x 30 dispenser pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
3 x 30 dispenser pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
4 x 30 dispenser pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
(1 x 30 dispenser pack + 1 x tablet dispenser: starter kit to be separately included on the register as a procedure pack device): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||See Product information for shelf life|
|Life time||36 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.