Posted by: Nicole | 2011/07/30



I have a few questions. Last year I started to use the Yaz pill, but stopped because I had really bad mood swings. I''m planning to go on the pill again but this time i want to use Yasmin. My two older sisters used Yasmin but I''m scared I might pick up weight or my boobs will grow bigger again? Yaz has made my boobs bigger, but if I take Yasmin will they get even bigger? none of my sisters have picked up weight using it,is there a chance i could? I haven''t been on the pill for a couple of months now is it OK to start again?no risks?

Thank you!

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Hi Nicole

Yaz and Yasmin are basically the same (apart from the number of "active-ingredient-days").

If you've battled with Yaz-related side-effects I'd advise on asking your doctor to prescribe different product.

All the best!

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