The Evra (ethinyl estradiol/norelgestromin) contraceptive patch: estrogen exposure concerns
- The Pill versus Libido. Kozak, Diane; Harrar, Sarí // Prevention;Jan2002, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p37
Focuses on a study reported in the July 2001 issue of 'Contraception' and the possibility that contraceptive pills for women may cause some to experience adverse sexual or emotional side effects, and way in which to deal with this without discontinuing the use of the pill.
- Side Effects of Hormonal Contraceptives. // American Family Physician;12/15/2010, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p1509
The article provides information on the adverse effects of hormonal contraceptives. Hormonal contraceptives refers to drugs or instruments that lessens the risk of pregnancy. These drugs have hormones known as estrogen and progestin. Among the adverse effects of hormonal contraceptives include...
- More Time for Pills. // Time;7/20/1962, Vol. 80 Issue 03, p78
The article discusses the risks associated with the use of oral contraceptives in the U.S. According to a report from "The Medical Letter," birth-control pills can cause misunderstanding or negligence condition to users who have become pregnant. Moreover, a study from the American Medical...
- BIRTH CONTROL PILLS MAKE YOU FAT. // Shape;Mar2008, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p116
The author reports on the belief that birth control pills cause weight gain in patients. Research done by the organization Family Health International which did not find a correlation between contraceptives and weight gain is discussed. The origin regarding the belief that contraceptives cause...
- Contraceptives can cause cervical cancer. // Reactions Weekly;11/17/2007, Issue 1178, p2
The article reports on an analysis which found that oral contraceptives can cause cervical cancer. Conducted by the Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies of Cervical Cancer, they reexamined individual participant data from 24 studies. They found that the relative risk of invasive cancer...
- Managing Common Side Effects of Combined OCs. // Population Reports;Summer2000, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p16
Suggests several strategies for the management of common side effects of combined oral contraceptives.
- Drospirenone/ethinylestradiol/norethisterone. // Reactions Weekly;10/13/2012, Issue 1423, p22
The article describes the cases of two patients who developed pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD) during treatment with oral contraceptives (OCs).
- Ethinylestradiol/levonorgestrel/phenprocoumon. // Reactions Weekly;8/13/2011, Issue 1364, p20
The article describes the case of a 14-year-old girl who developed proximal deep vein thrombosis after receiving ethinylestradiol/levonorgestrel as oral contraceptives along with phenprocoumon and heparin.
- Drug-Induced Nutrient Depletions. Pelton, Ross // Total Health;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p32
Discusses the issues surrounding the problem of taking medications that deplete the body's essential nutrients. Research done on drug-induced nutrient depletions; Some common prescribed drugs that cause nutrient depletions; Nutrients which are being depleted by oral contraceptives.