Yasmin is a brand name for Drospirenone, an oral contraceptive.

How It Works

Yasmin is a steroidal progestin, which is a hormone in the female body. Yasmin can prevent ovulation that may result in pregnancy when sexually active. This drug can also make fertilized eggs from attaching itself to uterine walls, thus preventing a pregnancy.

Uses

Yasmin is used as a birth control

Mircette is a combination birth control pill.

How It Works

Combination birth control pills such as Mircette contain two female hormones: estrogen and progestin. Together, these hormones can reduce the chance of a pregnancy. Mircette can prevent a fertilized egg from attaching to the walls of your womb so pregnancy never occurs. It may also thicken vaginal lubricant so that it’s

Levlen is an oral contraceptive (birth control pill) for women.

How It Works

Levlen is a combination birth control pill that contains the two female hormones estrogen and progestin. Taking this oral contraceptive daily can reduce the risk of pregnancy. Levlen can prevent fertilization of an egg released into the womb. Also, if fertilization does occur in the women, Levlen can

Alesse is an oral contraceptive for women.

How It Works

Alesse contains ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel, which are synthetic versions of the two female hormones estrogen and progestin. In combination, these two hormones can prevent the release of an egg so that pregnancy cannot occur. This contraceptive is also known to make vaginal fluid thicker so it’s harder for sperm to