What is Angeliq?

Drospirenone (INN, USAN), also known as 1,2-dihydrospirorenone, is a synthetic hormone used in birth control pills and postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy pills.

It is sold as a combined oral contraceptive under the brand names Yasmin (US, EU, Latin America), Jasmine (France), Yarina (Russia) in a dosage containing drospirenone 3mg/ethinylestradiol 30 µg. In the United States, Bayer Schering Pharma AG released a pill based on Yasmin with a B Vitamin folate (B9) and is marketed under the name Safyral.

Worldwide it is also sold under the brand names Yaz and Yasminelle in a lower dosage containing drospirenone 3mg/ethinylestradiol 20 µg. In the United States, it is also marketed under the name Beyaz, carrying a B Vitamin folate with it.

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Hi. My gyn recently changed. The new gyn changed my medication from angeliq and .3 mg premarin to .625 mg premarin and 100 mg progesterone. I felt...

doctor1 MD

HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Angeliq is used for menopause , this is the indication for its use.
It is not indicated for contraception....

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I am a 45 year old menopausal female, in which is under control now with angeliq and prozac, however, I am not sure if I am undiagnosed with...

doctor1 MD

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need clarification

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Hi Dot1

Thanks for the query

Can you please clarify the following:

1. what dose of Angeliq and...

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Which HRT treatment Livial or Angeliq is more beneficial for skin

doctor1 MD

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Angeliq is better.

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Welcome here.

Angeliq contain estradiol and drospirenone.
Livial contains tibolone which...

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