The use of birth control pills has long been one of the safest methods of avoiding pregnancy. It may allow for safe sex but some pills are now proving even more unsafe to take than others.
It has long been established that drinking these pills carries many possible side effects. One of the side effects is the creation of blood clots. These blood clots can be fatal, especially if they hit the lungs. The odds with second generation birth control pills is 15 out of 100,000 users. The new pills or the third generation pills as they are called carry a 30 out of 100,000 risk. This is double the danger than that of the previous formulation.
Various women’s group have expressed concern over these pills, suggesting that sufficient study has been given and the results show that there is no reason why these newer pills should be kept in the market when the older pills are just as effective and carry less risk. As to For now, it is best if consumers take care to read the fine print of their pils package and check if it has desogrestel, the substance that causes the clots.
Originally posted on February 6, 2007 @ 2:24 am