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FDA orders safety review for some birth control pills

June 01, 2011

Citing concerns about blood clots, the Food and Drug Administration has ordered a safety review of several birth control pills manufactured by the Bayer Corporation. The contraceptives under investigation--Yaz, Yasmin, Beyaz, and Safyral--contain the hormone drospirenone.


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  • Posted by: lauriem5377 - Jun. 01, 2011 8:12 PM ET USA

    It's about time these powerful drugs came under needed scrutiny!