Monophasic oral contraceptives are convenient and reliable. Ultra low dose oral contraceptives rarely have side effects. Gestogen drospirenone helps to treat acne and premenstrual syndrome. And all this – about Canadian Health&Care Mall «Yaz» birth control pills.
Preparation Formula and Package
One active Yaz pill (pink) contains 20 mcg (0.02 mg) of ethinylestradiol and 3 mg of drospirenone.
Canadian Yaz birth control is a monophasic oral contraceptive, which means that all pink pills contain equal amount of hormone. Inactive pills (white) do not contain hormones and are placebo.
Canadian Pharmacy Yaz package may consist of 1 or 3 blisters (plates) of pills. One blister contains 28 pills: 24 active (pink) and 4 inactive (white).
Yaz birth control pills have antiandrogenic effect. This means that they reduce male sex hormones (androgens) effect, which are a frequent cause of oily skin and acne. So Canada Yaz can have a cosmetic effect – eliminate or at least reduce acne. Yaz application to achieve cosmetic effect is acceptable at the age of 14 years or older (unless contraindicated).
Yaz Canada Pharmacy also helps to eliminate pains during (or before) menstruation.
Yaz pills, unlike some other OK, do not retain water in the body, so when applying them weight does not increase.
- After taking the first Yaz pill menstruation may disappear or become less excessive than usual. This is normal and is due to hormones influence.
- During the first months of Canadian Yaz reception you may experience spotting discharge. It is also normal.
- Pills reception is carried out every day at about the same hour. Taking pills can be independent of food intake.
- It is desirable to take pills according to order specified on package, to ensure that you do not get mixed.
- If you accidentally mixed up pills numbers, but took only pink pills – there is nothing to be worry about, because all Canadian Yaz birth control pink pills contain the same hormones dose.
- If you accidentally mixed up pills numbers, but instead of active (pink) pills took inactive (white), pills effect may be reduced.
- After one of blisters is out, the next day you should take the first pill from the next blister. There is no breaks between blisters.
- Menstruation usually begins on 27th – 28th pill in the package. New package should be started even if menstruation has not come or finished yet.
When will Yaz Effect Appear?
If you take Yaz from the first day of menstruation, contraceptive effect appears immediately and you do not need to use condoms.
If you take Yaz from 2nd – 5th day of menstruation, or from the next Sunday, then the need to use additional contraception for 7 days after you start taking pills.
How to Start Taking Yaz after Another Oral Contraceptive?
If during last month you were taking another contraceptive pills and want to cross over to Yaz Canadian Pharmacy, follow these rules:
- If previous OC package contained 28 pills, Yaz first pill should be taken the next day after previous OC last pill.
- If previous OC package contained 21 pills, Yaz first pill can be taken either the next day after previous OC last pill or on the 8th day after seven-day break.
How to Start Taking Yaz after Vaginal Ring or Hormonal Patch?
Yaz first pill in this case should be taken on the day, you have removed vaginal ring or hormonal patch, or on the day when you need to put a new vaginal ring or hormonal patch.
How to Start Taking Yaz after Intrauterine Device (IUD)?
When you cross over to Canadian Pharmacy Yaz after using intrauterine device, Yaz first pill is to be taken on the day you IUD is removed. Within one week after starting receiving Yaz Canada, use additional contraception.
How to Start Taking Yaz after Abortion?
After abortion at early pregnancy (before 12 weeks), you can start taking Jess on the day of abortion. If abortion was conducted at late pregnancy (more than 12 weeks), Canadian Yaz pills reception can started at 21st or 28th day after abortion. At this, additional contraception during the next 7 days should be applied. If before you start taking Yaz, you had unprotected sex, then start taking pills only after pregnancy is excluded.
How to Start Taking Yaz after Labor?
You can start taking Yaz Canada Pharmacy at 21st or 28th day after labor. It should use additional contraception during the next 7 days. If before you start taking Yaz, you had unprotected sex, start taking pills only after pregnancy is excluded, Canadian Yaz birth control pills are contraindicated during lactating period.
What to Do in Case of Vomiting or Diarrhea?
If vomiting or diarrhea occurred in first 3 – 4 hours after taking active Yaz pill, its effectiveness may be reduced. In this case, take the same action as in case of missing pills (depending upon pill number).
If vomiting or diarrhea continues, use additional contraception during the whole digestive disorders period and the next 7 days after.
Spotting Discharge while Taking Yaz
During first 2 – 3 months after starting taking Canadian Yaz, you may experience spotting discharges of varying excessiveness degree. It is not dangerous and there is no need to stop taking Yaz.
Some women, while taking birth control pills, may experience short-term spotting discharge in the middle of package. This is also normal and there is no need to stop taking Canada Pharmacy Yaz.
Spotting discharges can occur when missing one or more Yaz pills. It is also normal and is called withdrawal bleeding. Regardless of these discharges, in case of missing pill, you should follow the instructions.
How to Postpone Menstruation with Yaz?
If during Yaz reception, you have to delay your menstruation, after taking 24th pill in the package (the last pink pill) the next day start a new blister (the first pink pill). So you miss white inactive pills reception.
At Yaz dosage regimen, described above, in the middle of the second pack there may appear spotting discharge, but usually this phenomenon quickly disappears. The following periods may come only after the second package is out (on inactive pills). Contraceptive effect is fully retained.
Note: You can delay menstruation only if you take Yaz at least one month before unwanted menstruation.
Yaz and Other Drugs
Yaz effect can be reduced if you take the following medications: antibiotics of penicillins, tetracyclines groups or rifampicine, phenobarbetal, anti-spasmodic drug for epilepsy, griseofulvin, drugs containing Saint-John’s-wort and some others.
Reduced Canadian Yaz effectiveness while taking these drugs can cause appearance of spotting discharge or breakthrough bleeding while taking active pills. It is not dangerous and Yaz is taken according to normal regimen. During the whole period of treatment and 7 days after it, use additional means of contraception.
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Yaz and Alcohol
Small doses of alcohol do not reduce Yaz pills effectiveness. Nevertheless, allowed alcoholic drinks dose is based on age, weight, metabolism and other factors. At average, when taking Yaz Canadian Pharmacy, no more than 50 ml of vodka, 200 ml of wine or 400 ml of beer are allowed to drink. If you drink more than that, you need to use additional contraception during the next week after drinking alcohol.
What if Menstruation didn’t Come?
If after the package is out, menstruation does not appear, try to recall if you had misses during the last month.
- If you did, then Yaz reception should be postponed until you do make sure that you are not pregnant. To do this, you can undergo pregnancy test or blood test for HCG.
- In during last month you took pills according to instructions, after the blister is out, start taking pill from a new blister. If at the end of second blister menstruation did not come, you need to postpone taking pills and consult a doctor to exclude possible pregnancy.
Note: If during previous month you experienced vomiting, diarrhea, taken large amounts of alcohol or drugs that may reduce Canadian Yaz effectiveness, you should see a doctor to exclude possible pregnancy.
What to Do in Case of Pregnancy while Taking Yaz?
If pregnancy is confirmed, immediately discontinue taking Yaz and contact gynecologist. If you are not planning terminating pregnancy, then as soon as possible start taking folic acid.
Canada Pharmacy Yaz admission at early pregnancy can’t cause fetal abnormalities and will not affect future child’s health. So you can safely save pregnancy, emerged so unexpectedly.
What if Menstruation Came during Active Pills Reception?
You can experience spotting discharges of varying excessiveness degrees while taking Yaz active pills: 1st – 24th pill. Very often such situations occur during first months of receiving Yaz.
Such discharges are acceptable, they will not reduce pills contraceptive effect and will not harm your health. Despite such discharge, it is recommended to continue receiving Yaz normally – one pill per day. Do not stop taking Yaz, if you have blood-tinged discharge – pills withdrawal can significantly increase menstruation and lead to uterine hemorrhage.
Yaz Administration before Surgery
If you are to have an operation (for any reason), then you must stop taking Canadian Yaz birth control a month (4 weeks) before surgery. This is done in order to reduce risk of thrombus formation. If urgent surgery is needed, be sure to tell your anesthesiologist or surgeon that you are taking birth control pills. In this case, the doctor will take further measures to reduce risk of thrombus formation.
Resume Yaz reception 2 weeks after you will be able to move independently.
How often is it Necessary to Visit Gynecologist when Taking Yaz?
Even if nothing bothers you, it is necessary to prophylactically visit gynecologist at least once a year. In case of complaints or side effects, contact gynecologist as soon as possible.