Acne medication containing cyproterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol. Approved in Canada only to treat severe acne, but widely prescribed (thanks to a massive marketing blitz) as a birth control pill. Several deaths have been atributed to blood clots caused by this medication in Europe and Canada; it is not approved for sale in the US. See the story, entitled "Two-For-One" on CBC TV's show Disclosure from 14 Jan 2003 for more details. The story can be found here:

http://cbc.ca/disclosure/archives/030114_diane/main.html

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