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Yaz® / Yasmin®

The popular birth control pills Yaz® / Yasmin® are associated with possibly life-threatening side effects. These include pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis and blood clots.

Yaz® / Yasmin® Drug Information

Yaz®, Yasmin® (Ocella) belong to a group of birth control pills containing d rospirenone, the hormone. Women who have any of the following conditions should tell their doctors before taking Yaz®, Yasmin® or Ocella:

  • High cholesterol
  • Thyroid problems
  • Gallbladder disease
  • History of seizures of epilepsy
  • History of blood clots
  • High blood pressure, varicose veins
  • History of fibrocystic breast disease
  • History of depression
  • Diabetes
  • Tuberculosis
  • History of heart attack or stroke

Women who have kidney, liver or adrenal disease should not take Yaz®. It can increase risks for heart attack and other complications. Pregnant women should not take Yaz®, Yasmin or Ocella.

Yaz® / Yasmin® Side Effectsspilled pills

Common, non-life threatening side effects:

  • mild nausea
  • skin discoloration
  • breast tenderness
  • hair loss
  • changes in menstrual cycle
  • changes in appetite or weight
  • decreased sex drive.

More dangerous side-effects:

  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Heart attack
  • Death
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Blood clots
  • Stroke
  • Gallbladder problems


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If you or a loved one has injuries because of a dangerous drug, contact The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess Today!


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