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Ethinyl Estradiol and Drospirenone



General

Pronunciation

(ETH in il es tra DYE ole & droh SPYE re none)

Brand Names: U.S.

  • Gianvi [DSC]
  • Jasmiel
  • Lo-Zumandimine
  • Loryna
  • Nikki
  • Ocella
  • Syeda
  • Vestura
  • Yasmin 28
  • YAZ
  • Zarah
  • Zumandimine

Indications

Use: Labeled Indications

Acne vulgaris (Gianvi, Jasmiel, Lo-Zumandimine, Loryna, Nikki, Vestura, Yaz only): Treatment of moderate acne vulgaris in patients ≥14 years of age only if the patient desires an oral contraceptive for birth control.

Limitations of use: For use only in patients who have reached menarche, are unresponsive to topical acne treatments, and have no contraindications to combination hormonal contraceptive use.

Contraception: For the prevention of pregnancy.

Limitations of use: For use in patients who may become pregnant; not for use prior to menarche or post menopause.

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (Gianvi, Jasmiel, Lo-Zumandimine, Loryna, Nikki, Vestura, Yaz only): Treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder for patients who choose to use an oral contraceptive for contraception.

Limitations of use: Use for more than 3 menstrual cycles has not been evaluated. Has not been evaluated for the treatment of premenstrual syndrome.

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