Risk of Acute Thromboembolic Events With Oral Contraceptive Use: A Systematic Review and Meta-ana...

12 Aug 2013Peragallo Urrutia, Rachel MD, MSCR; Coeytaux, Remy R. MD, PhD; McBroom, Amanda J. PhD; Gierisch, Jennifer M. PhD, MPH; Havrilesky, Laura J. MD, MHSc; Moorman, Patricia G. PhD; Lowery, William J. MD; Dinan, Michaela PhD; Hasselblad, Vic PhD; Sanders, Gillian D. PhD; Myers, Evan R. MD, MPH

Current use of combined oral contraceptive pills is associated with increased odds of venous thromboembolism and ischemic stroke but not hemorrhagic stroke or MI.

Meta Analysis
3 effects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Contraceptive pills Manufactured risk & protective factor
Contraceptive...
Manufactured

Thrombosis Cardiovascular outcome
Thrombosis
Cardiovascular

Strong Increase

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Contraceptive pills Manufactured risk & protective factor
Contraceptive...
Manufactured

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Heart Attack (M...
Cardiovascular

Strong Increase

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Contraceptive pills Manufactured risk & protective factor
Contraceptive...
Manufactured

Stroke Brain outcome
Stroke
Brain

Strong Increase

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