Metabolic effects of oral contraceptives

Grant, E C
August 1970
British Medical Journal;8/15/1970, Vol. 3 Issue 5719, p402
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Oral contraceptives and diabetes mellitus. Wingrave, Sally J.; Kay, Clifford R.; Vessey, Martin P. // British Medical Journal;1/6/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6155, p23 

    Presents findings of a prospective survey on oral contraceptives in Great Britain. Effect of oral contraceptives on carbohydrate metabolism; Risk of diabetes mellitus associated with oral contraceptive use; Reversibility of metabolic changes after terminating the use of contraceptives.

  • Cyclical variations in mood in normal women taking oral contraceptives. Forrest, A.R.W. // British Medical Journal;12/1/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6202, p1403 

    Focuses on the cyclical variation in mood of normal women taking oral contraceptives. Association of depression to oral contraception metabolic basis; Effects of pyridoxine in cyclical mood changes; Utilization of oral contraceptives for the treatment of premenstrual tension.

  • Ovulation suppressor contraception and depression. Ziegler, Frederick J.; Ziegler, F J // Annals of Internal Medicine;May71, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p791 

    Editorial. Examines the correlation between the use of ovulation suppressor contraception and the development of depression. Information on the sedative-like effects of ovulation suppressors; Effect of oral contraception on tryptophan metabolism; Variation in the psychological effect of...

  • Birth control alert. Wildorf, Nina // Glamour;Jun2002, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p100 

    Focuses on the effects of Saint John's Wort on birth control method. Interference with oral contraception; Ability to enhance the body's production of drug-metabolizing enzyme; Dosage of Saint John's wort to derail oral contraceptives.

  • Insulin Sensitivity and Homocysteine Metabolism in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Cagnicci, Angelo // Fertility Weekly;5/8/2006, p7 

    The article assesses the effects of two oral contraceptives that include ethynelestradiol and cyproterone on homocysteine (Hcy) metabolism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The result shows that oral contraceptives have the ability to improve insulin sensitivity and decrease Hcy....

  • HEALTH FRONT.  // Muscle & Fitness Hers;Apr2005, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p22 

    Focuses on the effect of oral contraceptives on muscle strength.

  • Your top Pill worries. Davids-Landau, Meryl // Glamour;May2006, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p128 

    The article presents the common side effects of oral contraceptives.

  • The Evra (ethinyl estradiol/norelgestromin) contraceptive patch: estrogen exposure concerns. Wooltorton, Eric // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/17/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p164 

    The article presents clinical information on the Evra contraceptive transdermal patch for women. It is noted that such transdermal delivery system is intended to avoid gastrointestinal and hepatic first-pass metabolism of the contraceptive hormones. The side effects of the medication are...

  • Oral Contraceptives.  // Population Reports;Apr2005, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p13 

    Presents information on oral contraceptives. Description of the continuous-use oral contraceptives; Side effects of drospirenone combined oral contraceptive; Effectiveness. INSET: New Oral Contraceptives.

  • Mortality among oral contraceptive users: 20 year follow up on women in a cohort study. Vessey, M.P.; Villard-Mackintosh, L.; McPherson, K. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/16/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6714, p1487 

    Examines on the influence of oral contraceptives on morality in England. Assessment on the risk of death in oral contraceptives; Linear trend in the death rates; Effect of oral contraceptives use on mortality.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics