EMA to consider blood clot risks of newer contraceptives

01/29/2013 | Reuters · PharmaTimes (U.K.)

The European Medicines Agency will review third- and fourth-generation combined oral contraceptives' safety to decide if restricting their use is necessary. The move was requested by France, which wants to limit the newer contraceptives' use due to blood clots. "There is no reason for any woman to stop taking her contraceptive," the EMA said. "If a woman has concerns, she can discuss this with her doctor."

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