Desogestrel and cyproterone each contributed 14 additional cases of VTE each year per 10,000 treated women aged 15-49, and drospirenone
, desogestrel, and cyproterone each contributed to an extra 17 cases of VTE each year per 10,000 women aged 25-49.
Women using newer pills, containing drospirenone
, desogestrel, gestodene, and cyproterone, had around a four times increased risk of VTE.
Kessler's report detailed the dangers of drospirenone
, the synthetic hormone in Yaz and Yasmin, and accused Bayer of deliberately withholding from the FDA data demonstrating the dangers of the hormone.
A one-year, open-label, randomized controlled trial compared the safety of the combined contraceptive vaginal ring with a combined oral contraceptive containing 30 [micro]g ethinyl estradiol and 150 [micro]g levonorgestrel 6 or 3 mg drospirenone
Oral contraceptives containing drospirenone
for premenstrual syndrome.
Research has shown that PMDD can be treated with oral contraceptives containing drospirenone
and ovarian suppression with GnRH agonists.
Comparison of the effects of hormone therapy regimens, oral and vaginal estradiol, estradiol + drospirenone
and tibolone, on sexual function in healthy postmenopausal women.
All oral contraceptives are associated with a higher risk of blood clots, but there is conflicting information about the risk of adverse events with drospirenone
Her oral ethinyl estradiol/ drospirenone
and sertraline therapies were also continued at this point in her inpatient admission.
Comparison of the effects of hormone therapy regimens, oral and vaginal estradiol + drospirenone
and tibolone on sexual fuction in healthy postmenopausal women.
Researchers looking at US medical claims data found a two-fold increased risk of a blood clot with pills containing drospirenone
compared to the older levonorgestrel tablets.
RLG is currently representing clients who have been harmed by the acne drug isotretinoin ("Accutane" and generic forms) or the contraceptive drospirenone
(sold as "Yaz," "Yasmin," and "Ocella") or who have received a replacement hip device now being recalled by Johnson & Johnson/DePuy Orthopaedics.