Skip to content

    Birth Control Health Center

    Font Size
    A
    A
    A

    Hormonal Birth Control: Risk of Blood Clots - References

    Citations

    1. Abramowicz M (2010). Choice of contraceptives. Treatment Guidelines From The Medical Letter, 8(100): 89-96.

    2. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2011). FDA Drug Safety Communication: Updated information about the risk of blood clots in women taking birth control pills containing drospirenone. Available online: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm299305.htm.

    3. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2006, reaffirmed 2008). Use of hormonal contraception in women with coexisting medical conditions. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 73. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 107(6): 1453-1472.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: /2, 14 1
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
    1
    Next Article:

    Hormonal Birth Control: Risk of Blood Clots Topics

    Today on WebMD

    IUD
    Here's what to expect.
    man opening condom wrapper
    Do you know the right way to use them?
     
    birth control pills
    Here's what to do next.
    doctor and patient
    His and her options.
     
    Concerned teenage girl
    Slideshow
    hospital gown
    Quiz
     
    Birth Control Pills Weight Gain
    Article
    pregnancy test and calendar
    Article
     
    contraceptive pills
    Slideshow
    Young couple looking at each other, serious
    Article
     
    woman reading pregnancy test result
    Article
    calendar
    Article