Has anyone tried Yaz?

Amber - posted on 10/06/2009 ( 4 moms have responded )

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Hi, I am thinking about trying the new birth control pill Yaz and wondered if anyone else has tried it. What was it like did you have any side effects? I tried Mirena and gained a lot of weight and have had the paraguard before with a lot of bleeding and cramping. Any feedback would be very helpful. thanks

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Lyndsay - posted on 10/14/2009

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I as well am using Mirena and it has caused quite a bit of weight gain- but not any side affects other than that. And its better for risks of breast cancer because of its progesterone base. Yaz is estrogen based which increases your risks against breast cancer but of my friends that use it they all RAVE about it.

Kelly - posted on 10/06/2009

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i took yaz and it actually helped me alot. although i didnt take it for prevention of pregnancy, i was having very painful menstral cycles and yaz straightened me out. after taking it, i didnt have any problems. and no pregnancies either lol. I see in prev. posts others didnt handle yaz so well. Things affect people dif so my suggestion would be to alk to your doctor and ind out which pill would be best for you.

Jasmine - posted on 10/06/2009

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i was taking Yaz and am now pregnant with my first child....it made me tired and very very irritable...i dont recommend it unless you have PMDD and you doctor recommends it

BethAnn - posted on 10/06/2009

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I took yaz and HATED it! made me feel weak and tired all the time! i had headaches every day, weight gain (10lbs!) it gave me signs of depression, mood swings, fatigue...i didnt even want to change my baby's diaper was so depressed...dont take it you havent been diagnosed with PMDD

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