What is Yaz ?
Yaz is a prescription medicine used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy and to treat symptoms of acne and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Yaz may be used alone or with other medications. Yaz belongs to a class of drugs called Acne Agents, Systemic; Estrogens/Progestins; Contraceptives, Oral.
How much does birth control cost in South Africa?
Types: There are two brands currently available: Implanon and Nexplanon. Cost: According to the health department, Implanon costs R1 700 in South Africa’s private sector but is free for all women in the public sector.
What is the best contraceptive pill in South Africa?
Types: Yasmin is a common brand of birth control pill; many others are available including Levora, Camila and Jolivette. Cost: It can cost between R90 and R350 a month in South Africa’s private sector.
How much is the Yasmin pill?
The cost for Yasmin oral tablet (3 mg-0.03 mg) is around R6216.88 for a supply of 84, depending on the pharmacy you visit.
|84 (3 x 28 each)||R73.99||R6209.51|
How much does it cost birth control pill?
How much does birth control cost out of pocket? Without insurance, birth control pills can cost between R307.01 and R767.52 for each pack, according to the National Women’s Health Network. This adds up to an annual cost of R3684.07 to R9210.19.
Are birth control pills free in South Africa?
There are six different kinds of hormonal contraception methods available to women in South Africa. All of these forms of contraception are available for free at public hospitals but stockouts remain a problem.
Is Yaz birth control?
Yaz tablets contain a combination of progesterone (drospirenone) and estrogen (ethinyl estradiol). Yaz is a combination birth control pill containing female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary).