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Higher risk of venous thrombosis associated with drospirenone-containing oral contraceptives: a population-based cohort study.

Authors
  • Gronich, Naomi
  • Lavi, Idit
  • Rennert, Gad
Type
Published Article
Journal
CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne
Publication Date
Dec 13, 2011
Volume
183
Issue
18
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.110463
PMID: 22065352
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Use of drospirenone-containing oral contraceptives was associated with an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, but not transient ischemic attack or cerebrovascular attack, relative to second- and third-generation combined oral contraceptives.

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