He was confident that the ischemia was related to a low blood flow state with the most likely cause from the third generation oral contraceptive
. According to Cecil Medicine 23rd edition, patients on a third generation oral contraceptive
are at two times greater risk of deep venous clot formation when compared to second generation oral contraceptives.
LONDON: Trial of oral contraceptive pill litigation due to commence at the High Court on behalf of 100 women who have suffered blood clots as a result of being on the third generation oral contraceptive
But Mr Justice McKay said, ``I find that there is not as a matter of probability any increased relative risk of VTE (venous thrombosis embolism) carried by any of the third generation oral contraceptives
supplied to these claimants by the defendants as compared with second generation products.''
Risk of venous thromboembolism among users of third generation oral contraceptives
compared with users of oral contraceptives with levonorgestrel before and after 1995: cohort and case-control analysis.