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AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000418921.53224.ed
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Increased Risk of Blood Clots with Oral Contraceptives Containing Drospirenone

Aschenbrenner, Diane S. MS, RN

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Abstract

* Oral contraceptives containing drospirenone may increase the risk of blood clots at a higher rate than contraceptives containing levonorgestrel.

* Oral contraceptives containing drospirenone include Beyaz, Safyral, Yasmin, and Yaz.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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