STL Volume 8 Number 3
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In April 2003, Berlex Canada sent out a Dear Health Care Professional letter outlining recent published information on the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) with DIANE®-35 (cyproterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol). DIANE®-35, like all estrogen/progesterone combinations, is associated with an increased risk of VTE.
There are many herbal therapies available for dermatological diseases that patients have already begun to discover. Dermatologists must be educated not only in the benefits of these therapies, but must also be aware of some of the risks and adverse effects.