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What Are the Risks of Oral Contraceptives in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors?

Title: What Are the Risks of Oral Contraceptives in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors?.
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Name(s): Love, Kaitlin, author
Miller, Michelle, author
Pemberton, Kenisha, author
Rodríguez, Jose, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2013
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Women who smoke, have hypertension, hyperlipidemia, or factor V Leiden deficiency and take oral contraception (OC) are at increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI). Third-generation OCs and low-dose OCs are not associated with increased MI risk in women with or without other cardiovascular (CV) risk factors (SOR B, systematic review of cohort studies). OCs are contraindicated in women with preexisting congestive heart failure or CV disease, but may be used in otherwise healthy women with diabetes, hypertension, or hyperlipidemia (SOR C, evidence-based guidelines derived from consensus and expert opinion).
Identifier: FSU_migr_fmr-0047 (IID)
Keywords: birth control, cardiovascular risk, combination oral contraceptives
Note: Originally published in Evidence Based Practice.
Citation: Love KM, Miller MD, Pemberton K, & Rodriguez JE. (2013). What are the risks of oral contraceptives in patients with cardiovascular disease risk factors? Evidence Based Practice, 16(2): 5-6.
Subject(s): Cardiology
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases
Chemicals
Drugs
Cardiovascular system
Physiology
Respiratory organs
Medical sciences
Gynecology
Obstetrics
Genitourinary organs
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_fmr-0047
Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Family Medicine and Rural Health Faculty Publications.
Is Part Of: Evidence Based Practice.
Issue: 2, 16

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Love, K., Miller, M., Pemberton, K., & Rodríguez, J. (2013). What Are the Risks of Oral Contraceptives in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors? Evidence Based Practice. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_fmr-0047