Sales of Diane-35 (known as Dianette in the United Kingdom) were banned in France in May amid concerns that the drug, which contains cyproterone and ethinyestradiol, could cause thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. The drug was linked to the deaths of four patients over 25 years.
Is Diane-35 banned?
put warnings on packets so women know it is NOT approved as a contraceptive in Australia. Ban Diane-35 to stop Australian women needlessly being harmed or killed by this dangerous drug, which increases the risk of deadly blood clots....Last signed by:Elena C.4 months agomehmet b.4 months agoElsa C.4 months ago2 more rows
Why is Diane-35 not available in the US?
But Diane-35 has also been linked to higher incidence of blood clotting in some patients. It was briefly banned in France, and has never been approved for use in the United States.
Can I get pregnant after stopping Diane 35?
But most women can get pregnant within a year. One study even found that women who took the pill for more than 4 or 5 years were more fertile than those who used it for 2 years or less. If youve been using the progestin-only pill, called the “minipill,” its possible to get pregnant days or weeks after you quit.