drospirenone

noun

dros·​pir·​e·​none drȯ-ˈspir-ə-ˌnōn How to pronounce drospirenone (audio)
: 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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“Drospirenone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/drospirenone. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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