According to a large cohort study published in the NEJM, researchers found an increased risk of heart attack and stroke associated with various estrogen-progestin birth control pills. The risk increased with pills that contained more estrogen. The risks were small overall and virtually non-existent with the progestin only formulations . Which oral contraceptives do you see prescribed most often?

 

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1111840?query=featured_home&

 

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