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Drospirenone is a Progestin (synthetic form of the hormone progesterone) medication. It is a type of Progestin-only birth control pill and is used to prevent pregnancy and in menopausal hormone therapy. Some of the side effects of this drug are high potassium levels, blood clots, and breast cancer.

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I was prescribed with Dronis for PCOD. Is it safe for fertility?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 20 years. I am getting irregular periods for every two months. My doctor suggested Dronis 20 mg tablet for 24 days. My weight is 37 and I did an ultrasound, the report shows PCOD. I am having mild acne on my face. Can I use Dronis 20 mg? Does it have any side-effects such as ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Let me give you a few facts on PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). PCOD (polycystic ovaries) is a congenital condition. I mean it is a genetically programmed, you get it from your parents. When you suddenly put on weight, this cholesterol is converted into estrogen horm...  Read Full »

Can Yasmin birth control pill be used as an emergency contraceptive pill?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancée and I had unprotected sex a few days back, but I did not ejaculate inside her. Just to be on the safer side, we wanted to use the emergency contraceptive pill. But due to some restriction in the country where we live, Plan B or emergency contraceptive pills are not availab...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, as you have heard, Yasmin can be used as an emergency pill. Even if you have not ejaculated into her, she stands a chance of pregnancy if the pre-seminal fluid, the clear fluid that comes out before semen, which is rich in young healthy sperms, comes in contact with...  Read Full »

I took Yasmin after an unprotected sex. Could I be pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I removed IUD recently as I was not sexually active. I had unprotected sex after a week, and I took Yasmin. I read that increased intake of Yasmin can work as an emergency pill. I took five tablets in the afternoon, another five tablets after eight hours and again five tablets after six ...  Read Full »

Dr. K. Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please tell the exact time of IUD removal, the precise time of the last period, current period and the last exposure.  Read Full »

Is it enough to take one Yaz pill after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex before two days. The next day, I took one Yaz pill. Do I need to take more pills? Will it be effective?  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your history, and I can understand your concern. There is a chance of pregnancy in your case as you have taken only one dose of Yasmin pill (Drospirenone with Ethinylestradiol). Delayed menses can occur due to hormonal imbalance caused by sex. Do a h...  Read Full »

How much Yasmin dosage should be taken first time after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex about 12 hours ago. No ejaculation occurred but I knew there was still a risk of getting pregnant. I am thinking of using the Yasmin pills as a form of emergency contraception. Note that I have never taken the pill before and this would be the first time. I have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, as you have read, Yasmin (Drospirenone) can be used as an emergency pill. Even if he has not ejaculated, you still stand a chance of pregnancy if the pre-seminal fluid, the clear fluid that comes out before semen, which is rich in young healthy sperms, comes in ...  Read Full »

Can my wife use hormonal contraceptives during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife had irregular periods. We consulted a gynecologist and she suggested starting Asmita tablet for 21 days and Oosure tablet for a month. We started medication from mid of last month. Now, ultrasound says that she is 8 weeks pregnant. My question is can she continue the pregnancy?...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Both the drugs Asmita 21 (combination of Drospirenone and Ethinyl estradiol) and Oosure tablets (Myo-Inositol) have been advised to her presuming that she was a case of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and had concerns regarding ovulation. But, as Asmita are estroge...  Read Full »

I missed a pill and got my period. Should I take the pills?

Query: Hello doctor, I am being treated for PCOS. My gynecologist prescribed me Irozorb syrup, ovacare tablets, and Sysron-N. I started taking them on the fifth day of my last period. I missed my Sysron pill on the 22nd and 23rd. I took my usual dosage now today. I got my period. Should I continue the tabl...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You missed the pill. So, you had the withdrawal bleeding. It is better if you take a combined pill for PCOS (polycystic ovaries syndrome). I suggest you stop the drug and start a combined pill from day-5. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and sta...  Read Full »

I am on Yaz pills for 2.5 years. Will there be any difficulty in getting pregnant in the future?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to check my fertility capacity. What test should I take? I am a 28-year-old female, sexually active, with no symptoms. I am using pills for 2.5 years (Yaz), and I have regular periods (one-week delay sometimes) even before using pills. I just got engaged, and before we proceed wit...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The fertility of the female depends upon many factors for fertilization. The fertility of the male and the female is important. As far as you are concerned I would like to inform you that if you have regular cycles of 28 to 35 days duration with the flow of three to ...  Read Full »

Why do I get lightheadedness and dizziness after stopping Progesterone pills?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I have mild polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and possible endometriosis. I was put on a Progesterone only pill for the past six months, and I thought I was getting more headaches. So my gynecologist advised me to stop for two weeks. Since coming off the pill, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Firstly, I must compliment you for analyzing your problem and arriving at a likely solution. Yes, you are right. Maybe your body has developed some dependency on Slynd. But there can be other reasons too like...  Read Full »

Is it normal for period cycle to change while taking Dronis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old female. I am taking Dronis 30 mg from the last month. My period cycle is 27 to 28 days. But, I was getting my period from 30 to 32 days. Is it normal? This time, I got my periods after 37 days. Is this normal after taking Dronis or is it irregular? I am also trying for p...  Read Full »

Dr. Tara Devi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Dronis is a contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. You will not become pregnant if you take it. You should stop it if you want to become pregnant. The cycle is normal when it is from 21 to 35 days. Nothing to worry. If you have irregular periods, do serum TSH (thyroid...  Read Full »

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