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Myocardial infarction following improper oral contraceptive use: case report

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      Krasznai Z, Toth P.Myocardial infarction in an young patient associated with oral contraceptive, smoking and elevated cholesterol level. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 285: 1769-70, No. 6, Jun 2012 - Hungary

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    Editorial Comment: Details of this case report have previously been published [see Reactions 1384 p26; 803065646].

    Key words

    Ethinylestradiol; adverse reactions; drug-induced; Desogestrel; Medication-errors; Myocardial-infarction

    An event is serious (FDA MedWatch definition) when the patient outcome is: death; life-threatening; hospitalisation; disability; congenital anomaly; requires intervention to prevent permanent impairment or damage

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    Desogestrel/ethinylestradiol. React. Wkly. 1427, 17 (2012).

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    • Cholesterol
    • Coronary Artery
    • Myocardial Infarction
    • Young Patient
    • Clopidogrel