You will take them every day at the same time for 21 days.Then you take a week off, and you will have your period then. Then you start the next pack. For example if you start the first pack on a sunday, then the last pill will bring you to a sunday. That is when you'll start the break. The following sunday you start the next pack. On the first pack, if you start it at other then the first day of your period you will need to use a condom for the first 7 days. As to when you start the pill initially, it can be on the first day of your period, or you can start it the sunday after your period BEGINS. This means that if your period starts saturday, you start the pill sunday, You don't wait until the end of your period. Or you can start it any time but you won't be working with your natural cycle.
Be sure when you start the pill, you start on the day of the week that it is, they are marked. It will help you know if you took it that day or not.
- Yasmin Information for Consumers
- Yasmin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Yasmin (detailed)
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