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Yaz is a birth control pill that is primarily used for preventing pregnancy, but can also treat acne and symptoms of PMDD in women who desire contraception. It comes in tablet form and is taken once a day. There is only one standard dose of Yaz, regardless of your age, weight, or medical conditions. Common side effects may include diarrhea, headaches, and nausea.
What Is Yaz?Yaz® (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) is an oral contraceptive (birth control pill) for women that is approved for the following uses:
- Preventing pregnancy
- Treating symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
- Treating acne in women who also desire contraception.