Oral contraceptives and vitamins: a review.

  • U Larsson-Cohn
  • Published 1975 in American journal of obstetrics and gynecology


The literature concerning the influence of estrogen-containing oral contraceptives on vitamins is reviewed. The appearance of an elevated plasma concentration of vitamin A is probably without clinical importance, while there seems to be a clear connection between disturbances of vitamin B6 metabolism and mental symptoms. Low levels of folic acid and vitamin… (More)


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