CME/CE: Blood Clot Risk Higher with New Birth Control Pills
By: Alere Staff
May 27, 2015 – May 27, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
Oral contraceptives, especially newer formulations, convey increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Other risk factors, especially BMI, increase the risk of VTE associated with oral contraceptives.