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Oral contraceptives

Birth control pills may increase the risk of stroke: Experts

Oral contraceptives increase the risk of ischemic strokes, caused by a blood clot that blocks or plugs a blood vessel in the brain.

Oct 28, 2016, 14:05 PM IST

Glenmark gets two ANDA approvals from USFDA

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received final approval from the US health regulator USFDA for oral contraceptives and leukemia treatment injection.

Mar 28, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

Oral contraceptive use doesn't lead to major birth defects

The use of oral contraceptive just before pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk of major birth defects, says a study.

Jan 07, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

Glenmark Pharma gets USFDA nod for oral contraceptives

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received USFDA nod for oral contraceptive tablets Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol.

Apr 10, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Effective oral contraceptives for obese women soon

Obese women who use oral contraceptives to prevent pregnancy can now heave a sigh of relief as researchers have identified ways to make birth control pills more effective.

Jul 29, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Oral contraceptives up women`s chances of developing multiple sclerosis

A new study has revealed that women who take oral contraceptives are at higher risk of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Feb 28, 2014, 17:18 PM IST

Taking oral contraceptives can cause glaucoma in women

A new study has suggested that that women who have taken oral contraceptives for three or more years are twice as likely to suffer from glaucoma.

Nov 19, 2013, 14:02 PM IST