drospirenone

noun
dros·​pir·​e·​none | \drȯ-ˈspir-ə-ˌnōn \

Medical Definition of drospirenone 

: a synthetic progestogen C24H30O3 that is an analog of spironolactone and is used in birth control pills in combination with ethinyl estradiol

Note: Drospirenone is marketed under the trademarks Yasmin and Yaz when used in combination with ethinyl estradiol.

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