Oral contraceptives: turmoil and aftermath.

  title={Oral contraceptives: turmoil and aftermath.},
  author={Christine Andrews Paulsen},
  volume={212 5},
Comments are made following the recent Senate hearings on oral contraception. It is noted that statements were made and edicts laid down which extended far beyond the available information in the Senate hearing. Unnecessary public anxiety resulted. The report of the FDA Advisory Committee on Obstetrics and Gynecology headed by Dr. L. Hellman on the other hand dealt with the documentation of possible adverse reactions that might be encountered in patients receiving oral contraceptive medication… CONTINUE READING