Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
YAZ (28)

Side Effects

List YAZ (28) side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with YAZ (28):

Common side effects of YAZ (28):

  • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsSevere
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
  • Irregular PeriodsSevere
  • Breast Fullness due to Milk ProductionLess Severe
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Bile Flow ProblemsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of YAZ (28):

  • Head PainSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Migraine HeadacheSevere
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Mood ChangesLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Rare side effects of YAZ (28):

  • Benign Tumor of Liver CellsSevere
  • Blockage or Closing Off of Blood Vessels in Retina of EyeSevere
  • Blood ClotSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
  • Cervical DysplasiaSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Disease of the GallbladderSevere
  • Erythema MultiformeSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Heart AttackSevere
  • Hemorrhage in the BrainSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Amount of Fats in the BloodSevere
  • High Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseSevere
  • Liver CancerSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • Reaction due to an AllergySevere
  • Skin Condition Marked by Red and Painful NodulesSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Systemic Lupus ErythematosusSevere
  • Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Yellow-Brown Patches on SkinLess Severe

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, expect as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

More about Drugs and Medications

URAC: Accredited Health Web Site HONcode Seal AdChoices