Interrelationships of Oral Contraceptives and Hypertension

  • James W. Woods


The large, carefully controlled, prospective studies needed to define the association between oral contraceptives and hypertension have not been published and the information to date is largely anecdotal. That there is an association, however, appears to be widely accepted among practicing physicians. To our knowledge, only the 29 cases listed in Table 1 have been reported.


Oral Contraceptive Blood Pressure Response Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infection Urinary Tract Infec Endogenous Creatinine Clearance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James W. Woods
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  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of North Carolina School of MedicineChapel HillUSA

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