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Name of the Generic: Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol It is also known as dro-SPY-renown, ETH-in-il, and ESS-tra-dy-ol.
Names of Brands: Gianvi Jasmine, Loryna, Nikki, Ocella, etc. Display all 10 brands
Drug Class: Contraceptives

What is Zarah?

Zarah is a birth control pill that contains women's hormones that prevent the process of ovulation (the release of eggs from the ovary). Zarah can also cause changes to the cervical mucus as well as the uterine lining, which makes it difficult for sperm cells to get into the uterus and makes it more difficult for a fertilized egg to connect with the uterus.

Zarah is used to prevent pregnancy. to avoid pregnancy. The medicine can also be employed to address moderate acne among women who are 14 years old and who have begun menstrual cycles and want to take birth contraceptives.

Yaz can also be used to treat the signs of premenstrual dysphoric disorders (PMDD), which include depression, anxiety, and irritability. It can also cause trouble with concentration, fatigue, changes in appetite or sleep, breast tenderness, muscle or joint pain, weight gain, and headaches.Zarah can be used for other purposes that are not covered in this guide.

Side effects of Zarah

Contact a medical professional immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you notice symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Birth control pills could result in serious adverse effects. Do not use birth control pills and consult your physician immediately if you suffer from:

  • Symptoms of a stroke—sudden weakness or numbness (especially on the affected side) as well as sudden, extreme headaches, speech lisping, or difficulties with balance or vision;
  • Indications of a blood clot: sudden vision loss, chest pain, being short of breath, and coughing up blood. Discomfort or warmth either in the legs or one;
  • Heart attack symptoms include chest pressure or pain, pain that spreads to your shoulder or jaw, nausea, sweating,
  • Issues with the liver: loss of appetite, stomach pain, fatigue, black stools, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
  • High blood pressure, a severe headache, blurred vision, and pounding in your ears or neck;
  • Swelling in your ankles, hands, or feet;
  • A change in the severity or pattern of migraine headaches.
  • Symptoms of depression include sleep issues. Fatigue, weakness, and mood swings.

Common negative side effects of zarah can include:

  • Nausea, vomiting;
  • Tenderness in the breast;
  • Mood swings, headaches, fatigue, or feeling irritable;
  • Weight gain weight gain
  • Menstrual changes and a decrease in sex drive

This is not a comprehensive list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You may report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Use caution if you are pregnant or have recently had a child.

It is not recommended to consume Zarah. If you suffer from: an abnormality in the adrenal gland, kidney disease, uncontrolled blood pressure, coronary artery diseases, circulatory problems (especially those with diabetes) or undiagnosed vaginal bleeding, liver disease, cancer, or severe migraine headaches in the event that you are taking specific hepatitis C medications, or when you are scheduled for major surgery, or if you smoke and are older than 35 or have had an attack on your heart, a stroke, a blood clot, or jaundice caused by birth control pills, or breast cancer vagina, cervix, or uterus,

Taking this medication may increase your risk of getting blood clots, strokes, or heart attacks.

Smoking cigarettes can significantly increase the chance of stroke, blood clots, or heart attacks. You should not take this medicine if you smoke and are over the age of 35.

Before you take this drug

The use of this medication can increase the chances of developing blood clots, a heart attack, or a stroke. You're more at risk if you suffer from high blood pressure, are diabetic, have high cholesterol, or are obese. Your risk of suffering from stroke or blood clots is greatest in the first year of using the birth control pill. Your risk of developing a blood clot is also higher when you begin taking your birth control medication after not taking it for 4 weeks or more.

Smoking cigarettes can significantly increase the chance of stroke, blood clots, or heart attacks. Your risk increases with age and the longer you smoke. It is not recommended to take this medication if you smoke or have reached the age of 35.

Do not take this medicine during pregnancy. Stop using this medication and inform your doctor immediately if you are pregnant or if you do not have two menstrual periods in a row. If you've recently had an infant and are waiting at least 4 weeks before you start taking this medication,

This medicine is for you if you are suffering from:

  • An adrenal gland disorder
  • Kidney disease;
  • Untreated or not controlled high blood pressure that is not treated or controlled
  • Heart disease (coronary arterial disease, a history of heart attacks, strokes, or a blood clot);
  • An increased chance of getting blood clots as a result of a heart condition or hereditary blood disorder
  • Issues with circulation (especially when related to the condition of diabetes);
  • An antecedent history of hormone-related cancer as well as cancers of the breast, vagina, or uterus/cervix;
  • Unusual vaginal bleeding that hasn't been examined by the doctor;
  • Cancer of the liver;
  • Extremely severe headaches due to migraine (with an aura, numbness or weakening of vision, or other changes), particularly when you are over 35 years old;
  • The history of jaundice triggered by birth control pills
  • If you are a smoker and over 35 years old,
  • If you take any hepatitis c medication containing ombitasvir, paritaprevir, or ritonavir (technivie).

Inform your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • Heart issues and high blood pressure, or if you're prone to developing blood clots.
  • The potassium levels are too high in your blood.
  • Triglycerides, high cholesterol, or if you're overweight;
  • Depression;
  • Kidney or liver disease;
  • Thyroid that is not active, diabetes, gallbladder diseases,
  • A migraine.

The hormones found in this medicine could be passed into breast milk and cause harm to a nursing infant. The medication may also decrease the production of breast milk. Do not take this medication If you're nursing.

How to take Zarah?

Follow the directions on your prescription label and go through all medication guides or instruction sheets. Follow the medication exactly as prescribed.

The first time you take a pill is one of the days during your cycle or on the Sunday that follows after the start of your period. You might need to take backup birth control, like condoms containing spermicide, at the time you first begin taking this medication.Each day, take one pill for at least 24 hours. If the pills are empty and you are unable to refill them, try a new one the next day. You may become pregnant if you don't take a pill every day.

There is a chance that you will experience breakthrough bleeding, particularly in the first three months. Consult your physician if the bleeding continues or is extremely heavy.

If you require major surgery or are being placed on bed rest for long periods of time, you may need to stop taking Zarah for a brief period of time. Any surgeon or doctor who cares for you should be aware that you're taking this medication.Place it in a cool, dry place free of heat and moisture.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Follow the instructions for patients provided with your medication. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you don't understand the instructions. If you miss a pill, it increases your chance of getting pregnant.If you do not take one active pill, you should take two pills the next day if you can remember. Take one pill each day for the remainder of the package.

If you don't take two active pills in succession in the first or second week, you should take two pills a day for two days. Take 1 pill per day throughout the remainder of your pack. Make sure to use a backup birth control plan for at least 7 days after the missing pills.

If you do not take two active pills consecutively within Week 3, you can throw away the remainder of the pack and begin a fresh pack the next day in case you are a day 1 starter. If you're a Sunday-based starter, continue taking a pill each day through Sunday. On Sunday, toss away the remainder of the pack and start a fresh one the following day.

If you fail to take three active pills consecutively in the weeks of 1–2, or 3, you should throw away the remainder of your pack and begin a new pack the following day if you're one of the day 1 starters. If you're a Sunday-based starter, continue taking a pill each throughout the day up to Sunday. When you are done, take out the rest of your pack and start a fresh one the following day.

If you skip two or more pills, you might not get an ovulation during the month. If you don't have two months of your period in a row, contact your doctor to let them know that you may have a pregnancy.If you don't remember a pill, throw it out and take one daily reminder pill until the bottle is empty.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention immediately or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Intoxication can lead to nausea or vaginal bleeding.

What should be avoided?

Avoid smoking when smoking Zarah, especially if you are over 35 years old.

This medication will not shield against sexually transmitted illnesses, which include HIV and AIDS. The use of a condom is your only method to safeguard yourself from the aforementioned diseases.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications can interact with drospirenone as well as ethinyl estradiol, which includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Certain drugs may reduce the effectiveness of this medication, which could result in pregnancy. Discuss with your doctor all the medicines you are currently taking as well as any medications you are about to start or stop taking.



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