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FDA investigates possible increased blood clot risk from some new birth control pills

3 years agoHealth : The Checkup

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating concerns that several new birth control pills may increase the risk for potentially life-threatening blood clots more than older versions. In an alert issued Tuesday, the FDA said it was “aware of two newly published studies” that found what appeared to be an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE)—blood clots— in women taking birth control pills containing the synthetic version of the hormone progestin called drospirenone.
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Do Birth Control Pills Containing Drospirenone Raise Blood Clot Risk? FDA Orders Safety Review

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

The FDA informs that new data regarding birth control pills containing drospirenone are being evaluated to determine what the risk of blood clots is. Drospirenone is a synthetic progestin - a female sex hormone. Birth control pills ... Read Post

FDA Reviews Popular Birth Control Pills for Blood Clot Risk

Health : Healthland (3 years ago)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it is reviewing the safety of birth control pills like Bayer's Yaz and Yasmin because of concerns that they may raise women's risk of blood clots more than other pills. Although all hormon... Read Post

Blood Clot Warning Added to Yaz and Other Newer Birth Control Pills

Health : Healthland (2 years ago)

Yaz, Yasmin and other newer birth control pills will soon be bearing warning labels that detail the potential risk of blood clot risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday. The FDA is updating the labels... Read Post


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