Combined oral contraceptives and stroke : reports on individual drugs
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Unknown author (1996). Combined oral contraceptives and stroke : reports on individual drugs. WHO drug information 1996 ; 10(3) : 131-132 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/54339
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Savabi Esfahany, M.; Fadaei, S.; Yousefy, A. (2006)We carried out a retrospective cross-sectional study on 500 women in Isfahan who started taking combined oral contraceptives [COCs] during the period 21 March 1995-20 March 1997. The cumulative continuation rate fell from 77% to 12% over 60 months. The most common reason for discontinuation was side-effects. There was a significant correlation between side-effects and cumulative COC continuation rate [P < 0.05]. The lowest rate was seen in women reporting nausea or vomiting. Women who are interested in COCs should receive extensive counselling ...