What is Yasmin and what is it used for? • Yasmin is a contraceptive pill and is used to prevent pregnancy. • Each tablet contains a small amount of two different female hormones, namely drospirenone and ethinylestradiol • Contraceptive pills that contain two hormones are called “combined” pills. ——————————————– BLOOD BLOODS
If a combined hormonal contraceptive such as Yasmin is used, the risk of blood clots is higher than if such a contraceptive is not used. In rare cases, a blood clot can block blood vessels and cause serious problems.