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ACE inhibitors, antibiotics, and certain seizure medications may interact with Yasmin. Drug interactions such as these can interfere with the effectiveness of Yasmin, increasing your chance of pregnancy. These interactions can also alter the amount of the medications in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. To avoid these problems, talk to your healthcare provider about Yasmin drug interactions that may apply to you.

An Introduction to Yasmin Drug Interactions

Yasmin® (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) can potentially interact with several other medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to Yasmin drug interactions include:
  • ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®
  • Certain seizure medications, such as:
  • Potassium products, such as:
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)
  • Potassium-sparing diuretics, such as:
  • Protease inhibitors, such as:
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