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Study Shows YAZ Places Users at Higher Risk of Hyperkalemia

Posted in Yaz, Yasmin & Ocella

A recent study published in the journal BioMedCentral Pharmacology aimed to evaluate potential health risks posed to users of hormonal contraceptives containing drospirenone, such as YAZ®. In this report, titled “The association between drospirenone and hyperkalemia: a comparative-safety study” a team of researchers led by Dr. ST Bird studied 1,148,183 women, and found that users of drospirenone-containing… Continue Reading