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If you are a woman with diabetes, it's important to be aware that Zarah may increase blood sugar. This birth control pill also has safety warnings that apply to women with high blood pressure, migraines, high cholesterol, or certain other medical conditions. The warnings and precautions for Zarah are the same as those for Yasmin because Zarah is a generic version of Yasmin.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using Zarah™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Will be having surgery
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
     
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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