Yaz (generic name: drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol; brand names include: Crisanta, Dronis) is a combination birth control pill.
Yaz is indicated for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use an oral contraceptive. Yaz is also indicated for the treatment of symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) in women who choose to use an oral contraceptive as their method of contraception.
Yaz is also indicated for the treatment of moderate acne vulgaris in women at least 14 years of age, who have no known contraindications to oral contraceptive therapy and have achieved menarche. Yaz should be used for the treatment of acne only if the patient desires an oral contraceptive for birth control.
Yaz is the only birth control proven to treat the emotional and physical symptoms of PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) that are severe enough to impact the lives of women who choose the Pill for contraception.
The product is available under the brand name Dronis as yellow pills containing the active ingredients drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.02 mg, packed in blister packs. There are 24 pills in a pack.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Yaz exactly as directed.
Yaz has a 24/4-day design dosing schedule.
The pills are taken for 24 days in a row. This is followed by 4 pill free days.
Tell your doctor before taking Yaz, if:
you have any serious medical conditions including kidney, liver, or adrenal disease.
Active ingredients: drospirenone, ethinyl estradiol.