Yasmin is used to prevent pregnancy. Drospirenone is a form of progesterone and ethinyl estradiol is a form of estrogen. These are both female hormones involved in conception. Together, drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) from occurring.
Generic Yasmin may also be marketed as: Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol, Gianvi, Yaz, Syeda, Loryna and more.
*Yasmin® is a registered trademark of Berlex Laboratories