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Vitamin Nutritional Status of Women Using Oral Contraceptive Pills


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The use of oral contraceptive agents (OC) has been reported to be associated with a number of metabolic changes. Biochemical changes suggestive of altered nutritional status with regard to several vitamins such as pyridoxine, folic acid, ascorbic acid, vitamin B12 and vitamin A have been reported among women who use contraceptive agents.
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Nirmala K. Murthy
Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore-641 043, India
S. Vijaya
Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women, Coimbatore-641 043, India

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The use of oral contraceptive agents (OC) has been reported to be associated with a number of metabolic changes. Biochemical changes suggestive of altered nutritional status with regard to several vitamins such as pyridoxine, folic acid, ascorbic acid, vitamin B12 and vitamin A have been reported among women who use contraceptive agents.