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Syeda is a combined oral contraceptive, meaning it contains a combination of two different hormones (an estrogen and a progestin). It is a generic version of Yasmin. This prescription birth control pill works to prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation, changing the cervical mucus, and altering the lining of the uterus. Common side effects include nausea, headaches, and breast tenderness.

What Is Syeda?

Syeda™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) is an oral contraceptive (birth control pill), used to prevent pregnancy. It is a generic version of Yasmin®.
(Click What Is Syeda Used For? for more information on this topic, including possible off-label uses.)

Are There Side Effects?

Just like any medicine, Syeda can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses this contraceptive will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Syeda include but are not limited to:
  • Menstrual problems or changes
  • Headaches
  • Breast pain
  • Abdominal (stomach) pain
  • Nausea.
(Click Syeda Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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