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.
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
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