U.S. Orders Review of Risks of Some Birth Control Pills


Interesting article from the New York Times:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/01/business/01drug.html?_r=1

Bayer’s birth control pills will be reviewed by regulators after some studies suggested they may cause more blood clots than competing medicines.

Two recent reports in the British Medical Journal found a twofold to threefold greater risk of blood clots in women taking pills like Bayer’s Yaz, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday in a statement.

To read the rest, click on the link above.

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2 thoughts on “U.S. Orders Review of Risks of Some Birth Control Pills

  1. I could never figure out why any self-respecting woman would allow herself to be put on a drug called “Yaz” anyway.

    Could just be me.

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