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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Case Report Names Drospirenone-Containing Hormonal Contraceptive as “Only Associated Risk Factor” in Development of Blood Clot

Posted in Yaz, Yasmin & Ocella

A report published in 2006 in the medical journal Clinical and Applied Thombosis/Hemostasis reviews the case of a woman, aged 36 years, who came under the care of Dr. Y. Mira, presenting deep venous thromboses (blood clots) in the “left jugular and subclavian” veins.[1]  Blood clots are a very serious occurrence, possibly leading to heart… Continue Reading