Birth Control Risk - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Birth Control Risk

No more than two years...that's what the FDA suggests now to women using Depo-prevera for birth control. Remember, that's the contraception by injection.

The FDA says it's safe, but women who depend on that for more than two years should be aware of a serious side effect. The so-called "black box" warning will soon be added to labels highlighting that prolonged use may result in the loss of bone density. Beyond two years, the longer the drug is used, the greater the risk of loss of bone density and the condition may not be reversible even if the drug is discontinued.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.