Coagulation effects of oral contraception.

  title={Coagulation effects of oral contraception.},
  author={John Bonnar},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={157 4 Pt 2},
  • John Bonnar
  • Published 1987 in American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
In Europe and North America, estrogen/progestogen oral contraception has been associated with an increase in venous thromboembolism, myocardial infarction, and stroke. These hazards are found mainly in smokers and in women over the age of 35. Venous thromboembolism appears to correlate with the estrogen dosage, and the arterial complications with both the estrogen and progestogen components. Blood coagulation and vascular thrombosis are intimately related. Estrogen/progestogen oral… CONTINUE READING
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