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

3 years agoHealth : Healthland

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 based on recent studies that suggest that birth control pills containing drospirenone, a synthetic version of [...]
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FDA Safety Review of possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing drospirenone (Yaz, Yasmin)

Medical / Pharmaceutical : PharmaGossip (3 years ago)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public about new information 1,2 that is being assessed as part of FDA's ongoing safety review of birth control pills that contain drospirenone. This review will further e... Read Post

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

Health : The Checkup (3 years ago)

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... 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


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