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2011-12-06 21:25:00

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. Raises Questions about Yaz and Yasmin Ahead of the FDA Meeting (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 The Food and Drug Administrationâs (FDA) primary responsibility is to ensure that all medications it evaluates and approves are safe for public use. The pharmaceutical companies presumably extensively research and test new medications and provide this data to the FDAâs Center for Drug Evaluation Research (CDER). Unfortunately, the CDER conducts no...

2011-11-28 22:58:23

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology includes largest single patient population study to date on placement success, patient follow-up Researchers have published the largest single patient population study to date on a method for following patients with retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters–devices used to keep blood clots from traveling to the lungs. This study, which is important for individuals with IVC filters and their doctors, supports existing guidelines...

2011-11-09 16:40:00

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. explains the findings of another recent study revealing the significant risk of developing dangerous blood blots associated with birth control pills such as Yaz and Yasmin. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 The Canadian Medical Association Journal released a study of 330,000 Israeli women indicating that blood clots were more likely for those who were taking Yaz and Yasmin, which are birth control pills that contain the synthetic hormone drospirenone, reported attorney David...

2011-11-08 06:47:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Drospirenone-containing oral birth control pills are linked to a significantly higher risk of blood clots, both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, according to this study. 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. Many previous studies have evaluated risks of second- and third-generation contraceptives, which both contain derivatives...

2011-11-07 16:50:40

The use of drospirenone-containing oral birth control pills is linked to a significantly higher risk of blood clots, both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, according to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. 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. Many previous studies have evaluated risks of second- and third-generation contraceptives,...

2011-09-20 14:05:11

An analysis of more than 30,000 cancer patients has shown that blood clots are a more common complication than doctors may realize, causing additional hospitalizations and driving up the cost of care, according to a study led by a Duke Cancer Institute researcher. The study, which will be reported Sept. 26 at the 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress in Stockholm, found that as many as one in five patients risk developing a blood clot called venous thromboembolism, or VTE, within...

2011-09-15 11:50:34

In order to better prevent blood clots, the drugs clopidogrel or prasugrel can be prescribed to patients with acute ischaemia of the heart muscle, in addition to acetylsalicylic acid (ASA). The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has now investigated whether, in patients whose vessels were dilated by a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), the combination of prasugrel plus ASA has a higher patient-relevant benefit than ASA alone, or than combination therapy...


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