A prospective controlled study of the effect on blood pressure of contraceptive preparations containing different types and dosages of progestogen.

@article{Wilson1984APC,
  title={A prospective controlled study of the effect on blood pressure of contraceptive preparations containing different types and dosages of progestogen.},
  author={Einor Wilson and Jaycen Cruickshank and M Mcmaster and Rachel J. Weir},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1984},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={1254-60}
}
A prospective controlled study investigated the effects of oral contraceptives on blood pressure in 485 women who were between 17 and 46 years of age and had blood pressures of less than 140/90 mmHg at entry. The women were divided into seven groups depending on the chosen method of contraception: intrauterine device or barrier method (control group): ethinyl oestradiol 30 micrograms plus levonorgestrel 150 micrograms (Microgynon-30 or Ovranette); norethisterone 350 micrograms (Micronor… CONTINUE READING

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