Risks and Benefits of Combination Contraceptives

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Title: Risks and Benefits of Combination Contraceptives
Author: Roederer, Mary W.; Blackwell, Jean
Keywords: dysmenorrhea
cardiovascular disease
cancer risk
weight gain
Date: 2006-12
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: American Family Physician, 74(11) 2006.
Abstract: The risks of using oral combination contraceptives include: a three- to sixfold increase in the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) apparent by the fourth month of use and highest between six and 12 months of use; a two- to sixfold increase in the risk of ischemic stroke among women with a history of migraine; and an increase in cervical cancer risk after five or more years of use. (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: B)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/3973

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