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Before using Yaz, warnings and precautions for the hormonal contraceptive should be understood. For example, you should be aware of the possible risk of developing blood clots, an increased risk of liver tumors, and possible drug interactions. Yaz warnings and precautions also extend to people with certain medical conditions (such as diabetes or high cholesterol), as well as women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Yaz: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Yaz® (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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