CC Jan 2016 Combine oral contracepts (COCs) and risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)

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The use of oral contraceptives among women in the US is significant, about ____% of women of childbearing age use this medication?25
What are combined oral contraceptives?contain both estrogen and progesterone
What side effects do COCs have?venous thromboembolism (VTE)
*** What were the study conclusions or a recent review of two nested, case-control studies in the United Kingdom (UK) evaluated VTE risk women taking COC, including the newer hormones dirospirenone and norgestimate?VTE risk from COC use was HIGHEST in preparations containing Gestodene, Desogestrel and Drospirenone and LOWEST in preparations containing Levonorgestrel and Norgestimate
*** SUMMARY = Combined oral contraceptives incfrease ____ risk?venous thromboembolism (VTE)
*** SUMMARY = Studies indicate that the risk of VTE is significantly different depending on the ______ in the pills?progestin
List chronic conditions that increase VTE risk?1) inflammatory bowel disease 2) obesity 3) tobacco