Category Archives: Birth Control Pills

Newer Birth Control Pills More Likely to Lead to Blood Clots

A new study reports that birth control pills containing drospireone- found in the birth control Yaz and Yasmin- may carry a higher risk of blood clots than older birth control pills. All oral contraceptives increase risks for blood clots. These newer pills, however, increase the risk of blood clots from 43% to 65%. The authors […]