How do you take Yasmin pills?

Take Yasmin every day for 21 days Take your pill at the same time every day. Start by taking a pill marked with the correct day of the week. Follow the direction of the arrows on the strip. Take one pill each day, until you have finished all 21 pills.

Do I take Yasmin on the first day of my period?

Yasmin should be started on the first day of your period with an active tablet (yellow) from the green area. Take the tablet that matches the day of the week your period has started on (eg. on Monday take the yellow tablet MON).

What happens if you take 2 Yasmin pills?

If you’ve accidentally taken any extra pills, carry on taking the rest of your packet as normal at the same time you usually take it each day. For example, if you usually take your pill at 8am every day: on Monday, you take your normal pill at 8am, but then take an extra pill by mistake at 8.15am.

Can you start the pill at any time?

You can start taking birth control pills as soon as you get them — any day of the week, and anytime during your menstrual cycle. But when you’ll be protected from pregnancy depends on when you start and the kind of pill you’re using.

How long does Yasmin take to work?

How long does Yasmin take to work? If you start taking Yasmin on day 1 to 5 of your period, you will be protected from pregnancy immediately. If you start Yasmin after the first 5 days of your period, you will not be protected from pregnancy immediately.

Can I skip periods on Yasmin?

Overall, the consensus is yes—it’s okay to skip your withdrawal bleed on the pill. But since there are so many differently dosed birth control pills, it’s always best to first discuss the option of skipping your period with your healthcare provider to make sure that it is a safe and healthy option for you.

What happens if you start taking the pill before your period?

If you take your first pill within five days of your period, you’re protected immediately. However, if you want to start sooner and your period isn’t for a few weeks, you can still begin taking your birth control pills, but you won’t be protected right away.

How do I take the pill for the first time?

How to Get Started

  1. First-day start. Take your first pill the day you get your period. Pregnancy protection kicks in right away, so you won’t need a backup contraceptive.
  2. Quick start. You take the first pill in your pack right away.
  3. Sunday start. Many pill packs are arranged to start on this day.