Drug utilization patterns for oral contraceptives use in adolescents and adults in Europe

Kristina Bardenheuer, Jürgen Dinger & Janko Leddin
Background: Oral contraceptives (OCs) are a very popular method of reversible birth control. Because of the easy administration and additional beneficial effects, OCs are widely used by adolescents as well as adults. The International Active Surveillance Study - Safety of COntraceptives: Role of Estrogens[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]