How much information are women in the U.S. given compared to women in Europe?

If you are going to take a combination hormonal birth control (CHC), you’ve already decided you don’t want to get pregnant, and since CHCs are all equally effective at preventing ovulation, don’t you want to know which are safer?

The European Medicines Agency tells women in Europe what the risks are for the different hormones. The FDA lumps all contraceptive pills into one line on a bar chart.

From the European Medicines Agency (comparable to our FDA)

Blood clot risk EU

From the FDA – When you read this chart do you know which combination hormones are actually safer?

NuvaRing Risk of Clots Chart

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