The contraceptive method SLYND (drospirenone) is used as an oral contraceptive. It is supplied transparently on the slightly opaque PVC-PVDC / aluminum blister cards, each containing 24 white tablets, each containing 4 mg drospirenone, a synthetic progestogen compound and 4 inert green tablets.
Drospirenon (SLYND Birth Control is chemically described as (6R, 7R, 8R, 9S, 10R, 13S, 14S, 15S, 16S, 17S) 1,3 ‘, 4’, 6,6a, 7,8,9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 15a, 16-hexadecahydro 10,13-dimethylspiro- [17H-dicyclopropa- [6.7: 15.16] cyclopenta [a] phenanthrene-17,2 ‘(5H) furan ] -3.5 ‘(2H) -dione). It has a molecular weight of 366.5, a molecular formula of C24H30O3
Drospirenone is a white to almost white or slightly yellow crystalline powder. It is a progestogen and a neutral molecule with low water solubility.
The active tablet is a 5 mm round, white, senseless film-coated tablet containing 4 mg drospirenone as active ingredient and microcrystalline cellulose NF, anhydrous lactose NF, colloidal silicon dioxide NF, magnesium stearate NF, partially hydrolyzed polyvinyl alcohol NF, talc NF, titanium dioxide NF and polyethylene glycol NF as inactive components. On each panel, the letter “E” is engraved on one side and the letter “D” on the other side.
The inert tablet is a round, green, meaningless 5 mm film-coated tablet that does not contain drospirenone. Each inert green tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: Lactose monohydrate NF, corn starch NF, povidone 30,000 NF, colloidal silicon dioxide NF, magnesium stearate NF, hypromellose NF, talc NF, polysorbate 2910 NF, triacetin NF, FD & C blue 2 lakes of aluminum and yellow Iron oxide.
SLYND (drospirenone) birth control is a progestogen indicated for women with reproductive potential to prevent pregnancy. Common side effects of Slynd are:
irregular menstrual bleeding,
decreased sexual desire and
The SLYND contraceptive dose is one tablet to be taken daily for 28 days. A white tablet is activated daily for the first 24 days and a green tablet is deactivated daily for the next 4 days. Slynd may interact with efavirenz, phenytoin, barbiturates, carbamazepine, bosentan, felbamate, griseofulvin, oxcarbazepine, rifampicin, rifabutin, rufinamide, aprepitant, and products containing St. John’s wort, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II, potassium diagonist antagonist antagonist antagonists -II receptor antagonists, potassium supplements, heparin, aldosterone antagonists and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Tell your doctor about all medicines and supplements you use. Slynd is not intended for use during pregnancy. Stop Slynd if pregnancy occurs. Insignificant amounts of Slynd are excreted in breast milk, but this should not affect infants. Ask your doctor before breastfeeding.
SLYND (drospirenone) oral contraceptive tablet The Side Effects Drug Center provides a complete overview of the information available on the possible side effects of taking this medicine.
This is not a complete list of side effects, and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice on side effects.
Get emergency medical assist when you’ve got indicators of an allergic response: hives; troublesome respiratory; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your physician or search emergency medical assist when you’ve got extreme ache in your decrease abdomen or aspect. This might be an indication of a tubal being pregnant (a being pregnant that implants within the fallopian tube as a substitute of the uterus). A tubal being pregnant is a medical emergency.
Call your physician without delay when you’ve got:
- extreme or ongoing nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea;
- excessive potassium degree–nausea, weak spot, tingly feeling, chest ache, irregular heartbeats, lack of motion;
- indicators of a stroke–sudden numbness or weak spot (particularly on one aspect of the physique), sudden extreme headache, slurred speech, issues with imaginative and prescient or stability;
- indicators of a blood clot–sudden imaginative and prescient loss, stabbing chest ache, feeling in need of breath, coughing up blood, ache or heat in a single or each legs;
- liver issues–loss of urge for food, higher abdomen ache, tiredness, darkish urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the pores and skin or eyes); or
- signs of melancholy–sleep issues, weak spot, drained feeling, temper modifications.