Risk of venous thromboembolism with drospirenone-containing oral contraceptives
- Study subject to unmeasured confounders and biases. Szarewski, Anne; Mansour, Diana // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/4/2011, Vol. 342 Issue 7809, p1224
A letter to the editor in response to the article "Risk of venous thromboembolism in users of oral contraceptives containing drospirenone or levonorgestrel: nested case-control study based on UK General Practice Research Database," by Lianne Parkin, Katrina Sharples, Rohini Hermandez and Susan...
- Newer contraceptives under review for VTE risk. // Australian Nursing Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p8
The article reports on a 2013 announcement from Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration in which the agency indicated that it is conducting a review of several combined oral contraceptives containing new generation and anti-androgenic progestogens because of a possible link to an increased...
- Birth control pills and VTE risk. Elliott, William T. // Clinical Oncology Alert;Jun2011 Supplement 2, p2
The article discusses the studies published in the "British Medical Journal" (BMJ) which concluded that women taking birth control pills containing drospirenone may be at an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared to those taking contraceptives containing other progestins.
- Birth control pills and VTE risk. // Primary Care Reports;Jun2011 Pharmacology Watch, p2
The article discusses two studies on the increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) on women taking birth control pills containing drospirenone.
- Association of newer pills and venous thromboembolism strengthened by GP study. // Nursing Standard;6/3/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 40, p14
The article presents the study by researchers at University of Nottingham as of early June 2015, which showed that there is a link between newer contraceptive pills and higher risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women aged 15-49.
- Data emerges on drospirenone pills: How to counsel on their use. // Contraceptive Technology Update;Jul2011, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p73
The article reports on two research studies which found that women without risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) who use oral contraceptives (OCs) containing drospirenone have an increased risk for nonfatal VTE compared with those who use contraceptives containing levonorgestrel.
- DRSP and Thrombosis: Do Gathering Clouds Imply a Storm or Poor Visability? Jensen, Jeffrey T. // OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Jul2013, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p23
The author discusses a research study which showed an increase risk of Venous Thrombosis (VET) in women using third generation and drospirenone (DRSP) containing combined oral contraceptive (COCs) pills than levonorgestrel (LNG)-containing COCs. The author also mentions non availability of...
- VTE risk with non-oral hormonal contraception higher than with COCs. // Practice Nurse;5/25/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p11
The article discusses the results of a 2012 research which found that the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) with non-oral contraception is higher than with the standard reference combined oral contraceptive that contains levonorgestrel and oestrogen.
- Combined hormonal contraceptives and venous thromboembolism. // WHO Drug Information;2014, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p21
The article reports that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has finished its review of the risks linked with combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs).