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Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet

Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet

Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol 3mg-0.03mg is a progestin/estrogen combination birth control pill used to prevent pregnancy. This medication works by preventing the release of an egg during your menstrual cycle and thickening cervical mucus, which makes it more difficult for sperm to enter the cervix.

Birth control type

Combination Pill

Quantity

21 active + 7 inactive

Price

$29/month or free with most insurance

Brand

Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Equivalent medications

OcellaYasminSyedaZumandimine

Also known as

Syeda, Zarah

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Birth control type

Combination Pill

Quantity

21 active + 7 inactive

Price

$29/month or free with most insurance

Brand

Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Equivalent medications

OcellaYasminSyedaZumandimine

Also known as

Syeda, Zarah

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FAQ

Does Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet help with heavy periods?

If you are experiencing heavy periods or painful cramps, Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet can make your symptoms less severe. Our doctors are here to help - if you have heavy periods, let us know in the consultation so our doctors can make sure you find the right fit.

Does Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet make you gain weight?

Like most modern birth control pills, Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet lacks estrogen levels that are high enough to cause weight gain. Abundant recent evidence shows that there is no causal link between modern birth control and weight gain (aside from the shot, Depo Provera). If weight gain is a concern for you or you experience it after starting birth control, reach out to us so our doctors can discuss your options with you.

Does Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet help with acne?

Birth control has long been prescribed as treatment for acne. If acne is a concern for you, let us know in the consultation and our doctors will help you find the right brand for you.

How long after I start taking Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet am I fully protected against pregnancy?

Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol 3 mg-0.03 mg oral tablet is effective right away if you start taking it within 5 days after the start of your last period. If you start taking combination birth control pill anytime after the 5th day of your cycle, you won’t be protected against pregnancy for 7 days. During these 7 days, you should use backup contraception (like condoms) during vaginal sex, since there is still a possibility you could get pregnant.

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