Birth Control Patch News
Women Opting for Less Effective Birth Control
Dr. Linda Bradley says myths and lack of understanding limit IUD use in U.S.
Blood Clot Risk Higher in Non-Oral Contraceptives
Women who use non-oral hormonal contraceptives, like patches and vaginal rings, may be at higher risk of blood clots than those who take oral forms of birth control, according to a new Danish study published in the journal BMJ. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen analyzed national data
Top Five Cleaning Mistakes
every single time inkling. You really your salary me call it's the same logic that applies to buy things like birth control patch and nicotine patches work your skin absorbs. Those metal and it can also equally absorbed. Some of the chemicals
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 15, 2009
Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/condition/cold_sore.aspx . ----- Birth Control Patch This study will evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational contraceptive skin patch for females aged 18 to
Clinical Trials Update: July 20, 2009
ClinicalConnection.com : Birth Control (Healthy Female Volunteers) This study will evaluate an investigational birth control patch . To qualify, you must be a woman aged 18 to 45, willing to use contraception, and be generally healthy. The
Hormone Replacement May Raise Women's Gallbladder Risk
effects than the pill. We need to make sure that we're talking about the menopausal hormone therapy patch, not the birth control patch -- there may be less adverse effects than when taking estrogen by mouth," said Dr. Patricia J. Sulak, professor
Health Highlights: May 9, 2008
to commit suicide. ----- Pull Ortho-Evra Birth - Control Patch From Market: Public Citizen The Ortho-Evra birth control patch exposes women to dangerous levels of estrogen
Health Highlights: May 8, 2008
compiled by editors of HealthDay: Pull Ortho-Evra Birth - Control Patch From Market: Public Citizen The Ortho-Evra birth control patch exposes women to dangerous levels of estrogen
Group Asks Government to End Use of Birth -Control Patch
A consumer advocacy group petitioned the government Thursday to pull the birth - control patch off the market, calling it far riskier than the pill. "Ortho-Evra is a poor choice for women," Dr. Sidney Wolfe of Public
FDA Warns Clot Risk Higher in Birth Control Patch Than Pill
women's odds for VTE. Another study found use of the birth control patch boosted women's odds for the clots by about the ..... women aged 15 to 44 and "found that users of the birth control patch were at higher risk of developing serious blood clots
Health Highlights: Jan. 10, 2008
Circulatory Problems Seen in Women Using Evra Birth Control Patch There have been 16 reported cases of blood clots ..... resulting in two deaths, among women using the Evra birth control patch since it was introduced in Canada in early 2004
Health Tip: Choosing a Contraceptive
cervical cap, which must be fitted by a doctor. Birth control pills, which must be taken each day. The prescription birth control patch . The vaginal contraceptive ring, which is worn all the time in three-week increments. Hormone shots, which
Teenager Overdoses on Pain Patch
only prescribed to people suffering from chronic pain. The patch works similarly to the nicotine patch and the birth control patch by delivering medication through the skin on a time release system. A Beaverton, Ore., man who did not want
Birth Control Patch : How Dangerous Is It?
Is the birth control patch more dangerous than other forms of hormonal contraceptives? Yes, but just barely, studies indicate so far. All forms of female
Do You Know Birth Control Patch's Risks?
revealed the cause of death was a blood clot called a pulmonary embolism, a rare and deadly complication of the birth control patch the young woman was using, called Ortho Evra. If you have questions or concerns about the patch, visit http
Can New Birth Control Choices Work for You?
years, and the company claims it can also be used by mothers who still want to have children later in life. The Birth Control Patch Effectively known among contraceptives as "the patch," Ortho-Evra (McNeil Pharmaceuticals), attaches directly