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Adverse effects of oral contraceptives

Julia F. Sollenberger

Adverse effects of oral contraceptives

July 1974 through December 1977. 659 citations in English

by Julia F. Sollenberger

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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oral contraceptives -- Side effects -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Updates L.S. no. 74-20.

    Statementprepared by Julia F. Sollenberger.
    GenreBibliography.
    SeriesLiterature search ; no. 78-9, Literature search -- no. 78-9.
    ContributionsNational Library of Medicine (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p. ;
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22416434M


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Adverse effects of oral contraceptives by Julia F. Sollenberger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract PIP: The most important side effects of oral contraceptives (OCs) and their incidence, together with advice and monitoring of the patient at risk, are pointed out.

There is a mild increase in blood pressure in longterm contraceptive use caused by Author: Engel Hj. The “pill” ushered in a new ear of sexual freedom for women. For the first time women had the freedom to enjoy spontaneous sex without the fear of becoming pregnant.

However, studies report that about 50% of women who begin using oral contraceptives discontinue use within the first six to 12 months due to side effects/5(9). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 24 cm: Contents: Boffa. The incidence of side-effects with a low-estrogen contraceptive.

Get this from a library. Adverse effects of oral contraceptives: July through December citations in English. [Julia F Sollenberger; National Library of Medicine (U.S.)]. Now that extended and continuous combined oral contraceptives are available for all patients, it is critical for providers to understand the physiology, dosing, side effects, and benefits of.

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Oral contraceptives are a popular and very effective form of birth control. There are certainly many advantages, including convenience and a more predictable menstrual cycle. But what about disadvantages. Taking a look at oral contraceptives and adverse side effects there are many things to be aware of, some serious and others are more mild.

Some of the adverse effects reported have been related to oral contraceptives (1) by experimental evidence (examples: retinal vascular involvement, vertebro-basilar stroke syndrome) or (2) because they also occur with pregnancy (optic neuritis).

Consumer information about the medication ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES, includes side effects, drug interactions, recommended dosages, and storage information.

Read more about the prescription drug ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES. By Pharm. Timeyin Ogungbe Hormonal contraception refers to birth control methods that act on the endocrine system. Many contraceptives rely on the use of steroid hormones. There are two main classes of hormonal contraceptives: Combined contraceptives – contain both oestrogen (usually ethinyl estradiol) and progestin.

Progestogen-only contraceptives contain only progesterone or a Author: Pharmanews. 32 rows    Despite the transient course of these effects, a population-based survey Cited by: Adverse effects not associated with Oral Contraceptives.

Weight gain is not significant. Hordinsky () Eighth World Congress Int Gyn Endo Oral, Oral Contraceptives, Oral contraceptive pill, Oral contraceptive agent, this collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters.

During contraceptive counseling and before initiating extended or continuous combined hormonal contraceptives, information about common side effects such as unscheduled spotting or bleeding, especially during the first 3–6 months of use, should be discussed.

These bleeding irregularities are generally not harmful and usually improve with. To reduce the risk of serious side effects, do not smoke cigarettes while you are taking oral contraceptives. Cigarette smoking increases the risk of serious cardiovascular side effects from oral contraceptive use.

The risk increases with age and with heavy smoking (15 or more cigarettes per day) and is quite marked in women over 35 years of age. On May 9,the oral contraceptive pill celebrated its 50th anniversary. Today, the oral contraceptive pill, otherwise know as “The Pill” is used by millions of women in the United States and by over million women worldwide.

Several books have been written about various social aspects of the pill, and o scientific. How to Obtain More Copies of This Book; Chapters. Combined Oral Contraceptives.

Side Effects, Health Benefits, and Health Risks; Correcting Misunderstandings; Facts About Combined Oral Contraceptives and Cancer; Who Can and Cannot Use Combined Oral Contraceptives; Medical Eligibility Criteria for Combined Oral Contraceptives.

The social psychologist’s new book tackles the tricky subject of how oral contraceptives may affect women’s minds Sat 19 Oct EDT Share on Facebook. All forms of hormonal birth control can cause a range of side effects. Most are mild and may resolve after the first two or three months of taking the pill.

These include: acne; bleeding or. Abstract. The Health and Welfare Canada Report on Oral Contraceptives recommended oral contraceptives (OCs) containing mcg of estrogen rather than 50 mcg as the preferred dosage for contraception.

Many family physicians may regard these guidelines as mandatory when prescribing OCs, because of a presumption that pills of mcg estrogen content carry a higher risk of disease. 2 days ago  20 mcg versus >20 mcg estrogen combined oral contraceptives for contraception The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.

A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and. Birth Control and Effects on Oral Health. Oral contraceptives are made up of hormones that prevent fertility. Pills are either a combination of estrogen and progesterone or made up of only progesterone, reports the U.S.

Department of Health & Human the past, the level of hormones in pills could be harmful to your gums and oral health. Ginekol Pol. Dec;85(12) [Selected aspects of oral contraception side effects]. [Article in Polish] Wolski H.

The first hormonal pill was approved in the 60s of the twentieth century Since that time, oral contraception has been used worldwide by dozens of women due to its high availability as well as relative ease and safety of taking. Types, risks and side effects of Hormonal Contraceptives The hormonal contraceptive techniques, which can come in tablets for day by day oral intake, in a month to month or quarterly injectables, as patches, in vaginal rings, and so on.

For the majority of women, oral contraception is safe, convenient and effective, but users should be counselled about potential adverse effects and the importance of good adherence. This review discusses the efficacy, advantages and disadvantages of both combined and progestogen‐only oral contraceptives.

The Pill Problem: How to Protect Your Health from the Side Effects of Oral Contraceptives By Ross Pelton, RPh, CCN Reviewed by Carol Petersen, RPh, CNP - Women's International PharmacyInBarbara Seaman published Women and the Crisis in Sex Hormones and warned us emphatically about the dangers of using synthetic hormones, particularly in the form of birth control pills.

However, some forms of the EC pill will cause minor side effects. Progestin-only EC pills include Plan B One-Step, My Way, and Next Choice One Dose.

They usually only cause a few side effects. There are differences between the other side effects of these methods (depending upon the method) that include breakthrough bleeding or spotting, acne, depression, fatigue, and weakness.

Both oral contraceptives and the Depo-Provera shot have health risks associated with them, such as, heart attack, stroke, blood clots, and cervical cancer.

Efficacy and side-effects of oral contraceptives ANNE MACGREGOR For the majority of women, oral contraception is safe, convenient and effective, but users should be counselled about potential adverse effects and the importance of good adherence.

This review discusses the efficacy, advantages and disadvantages of both. Serious side effects associated with hormonal contraceptives include: Blurred vision; Chest pain and an increased risk of blood clots, heart attack and stroke; Leg pain or swelling; A severe headache; Severe stomach pain.

Smoking increases the risk of serious heart side effects with COCs, including the ring or the patch. COCs should NOT be used. Some minor but clinically significant adverse effects, particularly breast pain, were reported with use of combined oral contraceptives. It was unclear if this resulted in cessation of therapy.

The side effects of stopping birth control pills are different for each person, just like the side effects of using them.

The hormones in the pill leave your body in a few days. That means any side effects you experienced while using it will go away pretty quickly. Yes, this includes the positive ones like clearer skin and lighter periods.

In Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs (Sixteenth Edition), Benzodiazepines. Oral contraceptives alter the metabolism of some benzodiazepines that undergo oxidation (chlordiazepoxide, alprazolam, diazepam) or nitroreduction (nitrazepam) []. Oral contraceptives inhibit enzyme activity and reduce the clearances of these drugs.

Oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) are double agents, which downregulate endogenous concentrations of oestradiol and progesterone whilst simultaneously providing daily supplementation of exogenous oestrogen and progestin during the OCP-taking days. This altered hormonal milieu differs significantly from that of eumenorrheic women and might impact exercise performance, due to.

The oral contraceptive pill is a hormonal method of preventing pregnancy. Side effects are common, and they vary from person to person. Birth control pills are a popular form of contraception, but they come with risks that can interfere with your everyday life.

From feeling sick to a low libido, here are the most common side. Warning. Oral route (Kit) Smoking is not advised in women using oral tte smoking increases the risk of serious cardiovascular side effects from oral contraceptive use.

This risk increases with age and with heavy smoking (15 or more cigarettes per day) and is quite marked in women over 35 years of age.

Elkind-Hirsch KE, Darensbourg C, Ogden B, et al. Contraceptive vaginal ring use for women has less adverse metabolic effects than an oral contraceptive. Contraception ; Guazzelli CA, Barreiros FA, Barbosa R, et al. Extended regimens of the contraceptive vaginal ring versus hormonal oral contraceptives: effects on lipid metabolism.

Oral contraceptives can be used in a continuous fashion, resulting in amenorrhea, or in a cyclic fashion. The therapeutic effect is probably due to the progestin in the pill causing decidualization and atrophy of the endometriotic lesions.

The common side effects of oral contraceptives may be more severe in larger doses or in continuous regimens. The most common side effects of birth control pills are nausea, headache, breast tenderness, weight gain, irregular bleeding and mood alterations.

Women with a history of migrane may suffer increased migrane frequency. Oral contraceptives may also aggravate insulin resistance and thus pose a. An anonymous family physician claims to have seen the negative side effects of contraceptives firsthand and tells of several cases, including her treatment of a young woman in her late 20s who went into a coma brought on by a pulmonary embolism.

The only known risk factor was that this woman was taking hormonal birth control. In addition, a medical colleague of this doctor suffered a pulmonary.

Oral contraception is used by 25 - 30% of couples in the UK. It is highly effective and in addition to preventing pregnancy, it may be used to manage irregular menstrual cycles and to .Combined oral contraceptives were classified as carcinogenic to humans.

The evaluation also cites conclusive evidence that these agents have a protective effect against cancers of the ovary and endometrium.

Progestogen-only contraceptives are evaluated in the second monograph, which considers the association with cancer at six sites. All hormonal methods of birth control, including the pill, patch or implant, may cause similar side effects and long-term risks.

There is no one “best” method of birth control.