YAZ 28 TAB; gestodene, estradiol, hormonal agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF YAZ 28 TAB
Each light pink active film-coated tablet contains: 0.020 milligram Ethinylestradiol (as betadex clathrate) and 3 milligram Drospirenone.
INDICATION OF YAZ 28 TAB
Yaz is a contraceptive pill and is used to prevent pregnancy. Each of the 24 light pink tablets contains a small amount of two different female hormones, namely drospirenone and ethinylestradiol. The 4 white tablets contaon no active substances and are also called placebo tablets. Contraceptive pills that contain two hormones are called “combination” pills.
DOSAGE OF YAZ 28 TAB
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Each blister contains 24 active light pink tablets and 4 white placebo tablets. The two differently coloured tablets of Yaz are arranged in order. A strip contains 28 tablets. Take one tablet of Yaz every day, if necessary with a small amount of water. You may take the tablets with or without food, but you should take the tablets every day around the same time. Do not confuse the tablets: take a light pink tablet for the first 24 days and then a white tablet for the last 4 days. You must then start a new strip straightaway (24 light pink and then 4 white tablets). There is therefore no gap between two strips. Because of the different composition of the tablets it is necessary to begin with the first tablet. On the upper left and that you take the tablets every day. For the correct order, follow the dirrection of the arrows on the strip.
OVER-DOSAGE OF YAZ 28 TAB
If you take more Yaz than you should: There are no reports of serioys harmful results of taking too many Yaz tablets. If you take several tablets at once then you may have symptoms of nausea or vomiting . Young girls may have bleeding from the vagina. If you have taken too many Yaz tablets, or you discover that a child has taken some, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
CONTRA-INDICATION OF YAZ 28 TAB
Do not take Yaz : If you have (or have ever had) a blood clot in a blood vessel of your legs (deep vein thrombosis, DVT), your lungs (pulmonary embolus, PE) or other organs; If you know you have a disorder affecting your blood clotting – for instance, protein C deficiency, protein S defeiciency, antithrombin-III deficiency, Factor V Leiden or antiphospholipid antibodies; If you need an operation or if you are off your feet for a long time; If you have ever had a heart attack or stroke; If you have (or have ever had) angina pectoris is (a condition that causes severe chest pain and may be a first sign of a heart attack) or transient ischaemis attack (TIA- temporary stroke symptoms); If you have any of the following diseases that may increase your risk of a clot in the arteries. Severe diabetes with blood vessel damage. Very high blood pressure. a very high level of fat in the blood (cholesterol or triglycerides). a condition known as hyperhomocysteinaemia. If you have (or have ever had) a type of migraine called migraine with auria; If you have (or have ever had) liver disease and your liver function is still not normal. If your kidneys are not working well (renal failure); if you have (or have ever had ) a tumor in the liver; if you have (or have ever had) or if you are suspected of having breast cancer or cancer of the genital organs; if you have any unexplained bleeding from the vagina. If you are allergic to ethinylestradil or drospirenone, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. This may cause itching, rash or swelling.
STORAGE OF YAZ 28 TAB
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Store below 30 °C. Do not take this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the packaging after “Do not use after:” or “EXP”. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
PACK OF YAZ 28 TAB
Yaz is available in pack of 1 blister of 28 tablets.
YAZ 28 TAB MANUFACTURED BY
Bayer Weimar GmbH and Co. KG 99427 Weimar – Germany.