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Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Symptoms of oral contraceptive overdosage in adults and children may include nausea, vomiting, and drowsiness/fatigue; withdrawal bleeding may occur in females. There is no specific antidote and further treatment of overdose, if necessary, is directed to the symptoms.

Noncontraceptive Health Benefits

The following noncontraceptive health benefits related to the use of oral contraceptives are supported by epidemiological studies which largely utilized oral contraceptive formulations containing doses exceeding 0.035 mg of ethinyl estradiol or 0.05 mg of mestranol.

Effects On Menses

Increase menstrual cycle regularity
Decreased blood loss and decreased incidence of iron-deficiency anemia
Decreased incidence of dysmenorrheal

Effects Related to Inhibition of Ovulation

Decreased incidence of functional ovarian cysts
Decreased incidence of ectopic pregnancies

Effects From Long-term Use

Decreased incidence of fibroadenomas and fibrocystic disease
Decreased incidence of acute pelvic inflammatory disease
Decreased incidence of endometrial cancer
Decreased incidence of ovarian cancer

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Oral contraceptives should not be used in women with any of the following conditions:

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/6/2016

Overdosage
Contraindications

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