Yaz and Yasmin are birth control pills. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a heterogeneous endocrine disorder that appears to emerge at puberty. 65% of those users who reviewed Drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol reported a positive effect, while 24% reported a negative effect. I’ve been mostly cyst free for over a year & I’m 34. If those levels ARE high, ask to be put on metformin and if you're not trying to get pregnant a BC pill like Yaz or Yasmin. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. The first time I ever tried to do anything about it, I was 14 years old and in 9th grade. Anyone have information on this? To clarify for me - YASMIN works for PCOS, YAZ does not. Ocella, Yasmin, which is the most frequently prescribed pill for PCOS. Sorry if this is a bit long. I've had 3 laproscopies and I've been on Yasmin for over 8 years. Subscribe to MedHelp's free newsletter for Community Support, Experience, and Guidance. I have PCOS and when I'm not on it I gain weight, have severe acne on my back and chest, I grow excess hair on my body, I lose hair on my head, and I'm super lethargic. I am on birth control for ovarian cysts, not to prevent pregnancy. Both medications have not given me any issues. Been asked to go on Yasmin. I noticed my acne clear up tremendously after taking Ocella and I have regular periods again, which is a relief. Headaches, low energy levels, intense weight gain, cupsize increase, hair loss and pretty much chronic bloating and constipation. Drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol has an average rating of 6.9 out of 10 from a total of 17 ratings for the treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. ... (0 replies) Dealing with PCOS! No periods, at all, but some bleeding after sex. ... (2 replies) It made me spacey, tired, anxious, and most of all extremely dehydrated. To clarify for me - YASMIN works for PCOS, YAZ does not. Gianvi, I've had two burst in less than two weeks and had to be hospitalized.”, Yasmin (drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol): “Well, I have had polycystic ovarian syndrome symptoms since the age of 13. Why You May Be Prescribed Yasmin: Yasmin is a good option for reliable birth control and is dosed in the common 21 day 'on', 7 day 'off' format. I'm happier and less worried, and I want to lose at least 4 more pounds. Please suggest. Yasmin is a combined oral contraceptive with ethinylestradiol and the progestogen drospirenone. I was diagnosed with pcos when I was fourteen. Yasmin, a monophasic pill, is one of the pills that is less likely to cause you to gain weight. Ive been on dianette for 4 years. ... (10 replies) The only side effect I had was a small rash on my ankle, that cleared up in 2 days.