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Oral contraceptives are drug of choice for menorrhagia in the Netherlands

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 04 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:75
  1. Sjoerd Zwart, General practitionera,
  2. Loes J Meijer, General practitionerb
  1. a Vloeddijk 40, 8261 GC Kampen, Netherlands
  2. b Leusderweg 272, 3817 KJ Amersfoort, Netherlands

    Editor–John Bonnar and Brian L Sheppard studied, in an academic setting, only 81 patients selected from a population of over 400 (referred?) patients complaining of heavy menstruation.1 Unfortunately, they supply insufficient information to make general practitioners reconsider their policy on treating menorrhagia. We are members of a …

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