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Xarelto Lawyers Continue To File Xarelto Lawsuits

Written by Auto Accident. Posted in Class Action Lawsuits, Dangerous Drugs, Injury Lawsuit News

Xarelto Lawyers  Filing Of Xarelto Lawsuits

Oir Xarelto blood thinner lawyers are  filing excessive bleeding lawsuits  against Bayer AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Xarelto lawsuits have been consolidated in an  MDL by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, and are overseen by U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon. One such lawsuit was filed by a New Jersey woman claiming the blood thinner drug Xarelto killed her aunt. Xarelto has caused injury due to unstoppable bleeding.  There have been serious injuries and  deaths. Injury Lawyer Network  Xarelto lawyers are filing lawsuits  to  show that the manufacturers are at fault for allowing Xarelto to remain on the market knowing the risks of excessive bleeding with no antidote available to stop the bleeding once it starts. Xarelto Lawsuits Include Claims For: Xarelto Internal Bleeding Xarelto Gastrointestinal Bleeding Xarelto Rectal Bleeding Xarelto Brain Hemorrhaging Xarelto Excessive Bleeding

Did Xarelto Cause The Death Your  Loved One?

If someone on Xarelto  is injured and  begins bleeding, physicians are unable to get their blood to clot, and must  resort to life saving measures to keep the person alive. If you or a loved one has been injured by Xarelto bleeding or you have lost a loved one from fatal bleeding contact our Xarelto team.  

Florida Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Continue At a Rapid Rate

Written by Auto Accident. Posted in Class Action Lawsuits, Dangerous Devices and Surgical Implants, Dangerous Drugs, Injury Lawsuit News, Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits, Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit News

Injury Lawyer Network Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Department Accepting Transvaginal Mesh Injury Cases

The vaginal mesh has been used in mass in women nationwide for uterus, bladder and bowel prolapse as well as urinary incontinence. The only problem is that these Prolene mesh are failing and the lawsuits cannot keep up with this rapid failure rate. This is what happens when manufacturers push their products thru on the FDA "fast track".

A Prolene mesh is a synthetic plastic which has been either attached to the pelvic wall or wrapped around the uretha, When these mesh start to fail it is no laughing matter. Women are suffering severe complications, doctors have not been responsive and vaginal mesh lawyers are filing mesh lawsuits nationwide. There are a number of manufacturers and a huge number of mesh products. Do not be confused, no matter what the name, if you have a failed mesh with symptoms of, increased incontinence, severe pain, infections, bleeding, severe pain during relations, and the mesh protruding into the vaginal canal you may be a victim of a failed vaginal  mesh.

See a urogynecologist and call immediately to get on the list for the vaginal mesh lawsuits against

AMS Vaginal Mesh lawyer,

Ethicon vaginal mesh lawyer

C.R Bard vaginal mesh lawyer

Boston Scientific Vaginal mesh lawyer

Coloplast vaginal mesh lawyer

Mentor vaginal mesh lawyer

and others

Latest Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit News

 American Medical Systems Caldera Desara Sling Lawsuits

A transvaginal mesh lawsuit was filed against American Medical Systems Inc. in the Superior Court of Los Angeles on June 6, 2013. The complaint stated that the “Caldera Desara Sling System” and “Xenform Mesh” caused the plaintiff to suffer organ perforation and painful intercourse. As a result of the allegedly defective medical device, the plaintiff underwent transvaginal mesh revision surgery and continues to suffer from irreversible damage.

Plaintiff claims “permanent injury”

The plaintiff had the device implanted on May 16, 2008 at the POH Regional Medical Center in Pontiac, Michigan. The product was intended to treat the patient’s stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. However, the lawsuit states that, as a result of the defective device, she has suffered “significant mental and physical pain and suffering, has sustained permanent injury, will likely undergo further corrective surgery, autoimmune disorders, has suffered financial or economic loss, including but not limited to, obligations for medical services and expenses, and has endured impaired physical relations.”
Vaginal mesh attorney makes allegations

The plaintiff’s transvaginal mesh lawyer contends that the manufacturers are guilty of “wrongful conduct, acts, omissions and fraudulent misrepresentations.”

The suit contends that American Medical Systems failed to disclose the risks involved and knowingly released dangerous products into the marketplace. Reported injuries and complications included: mesh erosion, blood loss, neuropathy, infection, inflammation, scar tissue, painful intercourse, blood loss, chronic pelvic pain, nerve damage, fecal incontinence, organ prolapse, and other issues.

Women were forced to undergo surgeries to remove parts of their genitalia, receive injections in the spine, and take prescriptions of medications that they would need to be on indefinitely.
Specific causes of action for the transvaginal mesh lawsuit include:

    Strict products liability – failure to warn
    Strict products liability – design defect
    Negligence
    Breach of implied warranty
    Breach of express warranty
    Deceit by concealment
    Negligent misrepresentation
    Intentional misrepresentation

Florida Vaginal Mesh Lawyers Seek Damages

The plaintiff, through her transvaginal mesh lawyer, is seeking compensation for past and future damages, past and future economic loss, loss of earnings and impaired earning capacity, past and future medical expenses, past and future mental distress, punitive damages, attorney’s fees, interest, and any other relief the judge deems necessary and proper.
Surgical mesh litigation background

According to the lawsuit, there has been a litany of complaints over vaginal mesh implants for nearly a decade. The most common complaints were hardening of the mesh, erosion, extrusion, chronic pain and painful intercourse. Studies showed the rate of erosion to be 13 percent, with painful intercourse rates as high as 63 percent. Analysis of the first 100 transvaginal mesh procedures revealed a failure rate of  17 percent.

In 2004, the World Health Organization called the vaginal mesh failure rates “unacceptable.” On October 20, 2008, the FDA issued a public health notification describing over 1,000 adverse events related to pelvic mesh repair systems.

To date, more than 4,000 women have secured the services of a qualified transvaginal mesh lawyer to file complaints against manufacturers of vaginal mesh systems. Defendants in these cases include Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson), Boston Scientific, Coloplast, and more.
 

 

Mirena IUD Injury Lawyers, Mirena IUD Perforation, Yaz Blood Clots

Written by Auto Accident. Posted in Class Action Lawsuits, Dangerous Devices and Surgical Implants, Dangerous Drugs, Mirena IUD Lawsuit, Mirena IUD Lawsuit Information, Yaz Injury Lawsuit

Mirena IUD lawyers are filing lawsuits on  behalf of young women who suffered  Mirena IUD migration, uterine perforation, and other serious Mirena IUD side effects. Yaz Lawyers filing Yaz lawsuits for blood clots. Both are by the manufacturer Bayer.

What is Mirena IUD?
Mirena is an intrauterine device inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. The Mirena IUD is able to  remain in place for up to five years.

Mirena IUD Injuries

  • Device migration
  • Embedment in the uterine wall
  • Uterine perforations
  • Intestinal perforations or obstruction
  • Infertility

Mirena was approved in 2000 as a contraceptive by the FDA. According to the FDA, Mirena side effects may include: ectopic pregnancy; intrauterine pregnancy ; group A streptococcal sepsis; pelvic inflammatory disease; embedment of the device in the uterine wall; and perforation of the uterine wall or cervix.

 Women who have the Mirena IUD and suffered device migration, uterine perforations and serious injuries may be entitled to  file a Mirena IUD Lawsuits and receive compensation. Bayer the manufacturer of the Mirena IUD is al;so currently settling on lawsuits for Yaz birth control pills. These have caused stroke, Pulmonary embolism, blood clots, deep vein thrombosis  and fatalities in women. Bayer has promoted both items for the fredom they offer women but, appears to have not been completely honest as to the dangers.
If you have been injured or a wife, daughter, friend or mother has been injured by Bayer's Yaz or Mirena IUD contact us for a class action lawyer to file your Mirena Iud lawsuit.

What is Yaz?

Yaz,drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol is a biurth control pill that  prevents ovulation  and  causes changes in your cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. Yaz was promoted as a birth control pill with benefits.  Yaz carries high risks for blood clots risks. Bayer has set aside the first settlement monies for women injured by Yaz.

Yaz Complications

  • Blood clots
  • Pulmonary embolish
  • Deep vein thombosis
  • Strokes
  • Heart attacks

Our Yaz and Mirena IUD lawyers can help you in your negligence case against Bayer Pharmaceuticals

 

Dialysis Lawsuit, Naturalyte, GranuFlo Lawsuit Lawyers, Death

Written by Auto Accident. Posted in Class Action Lawsuits, Dangerous Devices and Surgical Implants, Dangerous Drugs

GranuFlo helpline launched for familes whose loved ones have had immediate cardiac arrest from a dialysis machine. Dialysis lawsuits are being filed.

Patients undergoing dialysis have recently suffered from heart attacks which have sometimes been fatal due to Fresnsenius Medical Care's GranuFlo and Naturalyte. According to reports, around 400,000 people in the United States undergo dialysis and Fresenius Medical Care is responsible for treating approximately a third of all dialysis patients in the US. The FDA is currently seeking to determine whether Fresenius failed to properly make their customers aware of the risks of their products, GranuFlo and NaturaLyte.

Granuflo & Naturalyte Recall, Class 1 Recall Ordered By the FDA

Fresenius is currently under investigation by the FDA to see whether the company violated federal regulations by not alerting all users of GranuFlo & NaturaLyte of the potential health risks. The FDA issued a Class 1 recall of GranuFlo & NaturaLyte from all clinics on June 27, 2012.

GranuFlo & NaturaLyte Lawsuits are being filed. Call now for a GranuFlo or Naturalyte lawyer.

A Florida woman filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, claiming that the dry acid concentrate administered to her husband at a kidney dialysis center in 2008 led to his death.The lawsuit was filed in federal court on October 4, 2012.

Fresenius Medical Care is the largest operator of dialysis clinics in the country and provides dialysis treatment to over 400,000 patients each year. According to the FDA, GranuFlo and NaturaLyte have been linked to high levels of bicarbonate in the blood. If you have a loved one or are a caregiver for a patient who requires dialysis be aware and watch carefully when they are receiving treatment. Fond out id the products being used are  GranuFlo or Naturalyte and if your patient has become o victim of thos negligence by Fresenius contact our helpline  today.

 

Steroid Medication Recall For Meningitus

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Fda Recall of Steroid Medication For Menigitus: Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia,Maryland,Indiana with the the largest group coming from a clinic in Nashville.

 

Rare Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Spreads To Six States

by Richard Knox

It's a troubling story authorities think will unfold over the next month or so. An untold number of Americans who got steroid injections in their spine to relieve back pain may end up with a rare fungal meningitis. The drug was contaminated with the spores of a common leaf mold — nobody knows how.
The head of an Aspergillus fungal organism, a common leaf mold that most people breathe in every day without getting sick.
Dr. Lucille K. Georg/CDC

The head of an Aspergillus fungal organism, a common leaf mold that most people breathe in every day without getting sick.

So far, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recorded 35 cases of the fungal meningitis in six states: Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. Five patients have died.

The CDC conducted a joint media teleconference with the Food and Drug Administration Thursday, and has made the audio of the meeting available.

The potential problem is much bigger than the cases recorded so far. The contaminated drug, called methylprednilosone acetate, has been shipped to 75 hospitals and clinics in 23 states.

Three lots of the drug shipped out since July have been recalled. "Unfortunately, despite this current recall, we expect to see additional cases as this investigation unfolds," says Dr. Brad Park of the CDC.

More common types of meningitis, caused by bacteria and viruses, can have sudden and dramatic symptoms. But Park says the fungal form may be subtle at the beginning. It can cause headaches, nausea, stiff neck and stroke-like symptoms, such as difficulty finding words, numbness or weakness.

Patients and doctors who have had spinal injections of steroids recently should be alert to these symptoms. "It is possible that if patients are identified soon and started on appropriate anti-fungal therapy," Park says, "some of the unfortunate consequences may be averted."

The incubation period of fungal meningitis may be as long as four weeks. So cases could emerge over the next month or more, depending on how fast recalled vials are removed from the supply stream.
Where The Contaminated Drug Went

States that have received shipments of the contaminated lots of methylprednilosone:

California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Texas and West Virginia.

Surprisingly, the FDA says it has no idea how many doses of the tainted medicine have been shipped out. "We can't tell you when we'll find out," the FDA's Ilisa Bernstein said in response to a question from Shots.

The contaminated drug came from New England Compounding Center, a company based in Framingham, Mass., that abruptly suspended operations this week, took its main website offline and stopped answering phone calls.

FDA inspectors identified "fungal material" in a vial of methylprednisolone this week. And even though none of the company's other products has been implicated so far, Bernstein says the FDA urges doctors, clinics and hospitals to stop using any NECC medicine.

"Given the severity of the illnesses we have seen so far," Bernstein told reporters in the FDA-CDC teleconference, "we believe these precautionary measures are warranted to protect the public."

Compounding pharmacies, which provide up to 10 percent of U.S. pharmaceuticals, are more loosely regulated than traditional drug companies. As is common, NECC is licensed by a state pharmacy board, which doesn't have the staff to conduct regular inspections. The company has been cited for contamination problems in the past, as the Boston Globe reports.

The first case of drug-related fungal meningitis was identified last month at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

"Dr. April Pettit, one of our infectious disease colleagues, was caring for a patient with a troublesome form of meningitis," Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt told Shots.

The male patient, in his 50s, wasn't responding to conventional treatment. So Pettit sent a sample of his spinal fluid to the lab.

"When the microbiology laboratory informed her that Aspergillus had been recovered from culture, this was a stunning and totally unexpected result," says Schaffner, an infectious disease expert.

Aspergillus is the name of a common leaf mold. Most people breathe in its spores every day without being sick. People don't get Apergillus infections unless they have severely compromised immunity.

Pettit learned the man had gotten a spinal injection a couple of weeks earlier. She put two and two together and notified state health authorities. They've identified 18 Tennessee patients infected by the contaminated medicine so far. Three have died, including Pettit's patient.

Schaffner says fungal meningitis requires weeks and months of intravenous medicine. Survivors may end up with permanent neurologic damage.

There's one lucky aspect of this disaster: Unlike more common forms of meningitis, this type can't be passed from person to person.
 

GranuFlo and NaturalLyte Lawyers

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 GranuFlo and NaturalLyte are dialysis drugs that have been recalled. They can cause serious injury and even sudden heart attacks and death.

Side Effects Include

  •     Low blood pressure
  •     Heart attack or myocardial infarction
  •     Heart Problems
  •     Cardiopulmonary arrest
  •     Metabolic alkalosis
  •     Stroke
  •     Wrongful Death

Because of potential harmful side effects of GranuFlo® and NaturaLyte®  the FDA has issued a Class 1 recall on these dialysis products. The two potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals are acid concentrates diluted to become a component of dialysate, which is used to clean the blood of patients undergoing hemodialysis for treatment of renal (kidney) failure.

There is a Risk Of  Potential Overdosing

GranuFlo and NaturaLyte contain acetic acid plus sodium acetate, (sodium diacetate). Sodium acetate gets converted into bicarbonate by the patient’s tissues/liver, effectively increasing bicarbonate levels beyond what was initially prescribed.

 Metabolic Alkalosis is a Dangerous GranuFlo Side Effect.

GranuFlo and NaturaLyte are not inherently dangerous products, but become dangerous pharmaceuticals when errors occur in their mixing and administering.
How Did The Public Become Mislead ?

Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) manufactures GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, as well as many of the machines and products used in dialysis treatments. FMC is also one of the largest dialysis clinic operators in the world.. In 2011, FMC issued an internal notice to its company-owned clinics, warning of the risks and side effects of the products; however, they failed to offer warnings to thousands of physicians and clinics not owned by FMC who continued to use their product.

The  FDA issued a Class 1 recall of all GranuFlo and NaturaLyte products.

Notice :If you, a loved one or someone you are a caregiver for is undergoing dialysis you must watch the treatment of your loved on carefully.

 
Call the GranuFlo and NaturalLyte lawyers if a serious a serious side effect from GranuFlo or NaturalLyte has occurred. Call the dangerous drugs and devices lawyers of Injury Lawyer Network today..

Actos Lawyers Filing Actos Lawsuits

Written by Auto Accident. Posted in Actos Bladder Cancer Lawyers, Class Action Lawsuits, Dangerous Drugs

Injury Lawyer Network Actos  Lawyers are reaching out to victims of Bladder cancer for Actos. Families with loved ones are being  helped. Thousands of Actos Patients have been  diagnosed with Bladder Cancer form the Diabetic drug Actos.

Actos is the most popular diabetic drug taken by millions of people worldwide to treat type II diabetes. The FDA has issued a warning that the drug may be associated with an increased risk for bladder cancer. Actos lawyers are seeking families with victims of the drug Actos for Actos lawsuits. Whe a loved one i injured by a dangerous driug or device it is time to take action.

The warnings follow research in Europe showing a dramatically increased risk for bladder cancer with long-term Actos use. While the drug has been banned in France and Germany, it remains on the market in the United States.

Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly, failed to properly warn of the bladder cancer risks of Actos, and people have been calling the Actos Helpine seeking advise and direction. We will be seeing  thousands or more people affected over the coming year as they become aware of the warning and start showing signs of Bladder cancer.

 The following are signs and symptoms of bladder cancer:

  •     Blood in the urine: .
  •     Urinary urgency or pain on urination
  •     Back or abdominal pain
  •     Loss of appetite and weight

A federal court has now been established for the sole purpose of helping those with Actos legal claims seek compensation. Our Actos Lawyers are available to discuss your case today.

If you took Actos and have been diagnosed with bladder cancer, Contact the Actos Helpline  to speak with a medical social worker and an experienced Actos  lawyer.  The time to file a claim is limited.

Yaz Nationwide Lawsuit, Blood Clots From Yaz

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Women are filing lawsuits for Yaz blood clots, Stroke and Pulmonary embolism with the help of their Yaz lawyer from Injury lawyer network.   Did you trust Yaz or Yasmin as a safe form of birth control ?  These Yaz birth control pillshave been linked to serious and potentially fatal side effects. The FDA recently ordered the drug’s manufacturer, Bayer, to change its warning label. Bayer has also just started settlements for Yaz blood clot cases.

For those who suffered injury after taking Yaz, it is important to know that you have a legal right to recover for your damages. A Injury lawyer network Yaz lawyer is ready to help you.

 Drospirenone, found in Yaz   has been shown to ncrease the risk of blood clots and lead to stroke, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism.

Due to the failure of Bayer to properly warn women of these risks, thousands may have suffered injury or death. If you are a victim of yaz you must act now.

If you or a loved one suffered a blood clot, stroke, pulmonary embolism or DVT after taking Yaz, you may be entitled to substantial compensation, however, time is limited. Contact the yaz legal division today to speak with a Yaz Attorney.

In the past several years, five major studies around the world and the FDA have warned that drugs like Yaz can increase the risk of blood clots. However, Bayer has continued to earn billions selling the drug.

After early reports of hundreds of injuries or death in women taking Yaz or Yasmin, the FDA sponsored a study of more than 800,000 women taking birth control pills. They released the results in October of 2011, which showed that drugs like Yaz can lead to as much as a 75% higher risk of blood clots.

The British Medical Journal also published data from researchers in Denmark and the Netherlands in 2009 showing oral contraceptives like Yaz, which contain the chemical drospirenone, are related to higher rates of blood clots.

Contact the Yaz Bith control pills lawyer of Injury lawyer network today.

Yaz, Yasmin Helpline

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FDA Warnings Yaz causes blood clots ,Yaz Yasmine  Helpline for Women who have been injured by Yaz

With so many drugs and orthopedic devices effecting women We now have added other drugs and medical devices effecting women. The Yaz, Yasmine,Ocella Helpline is based on a recently issued FDA Warning for the drugs YAZ,Yasmin and Ocella. Class action lawsuits for Yaz,Yasmin and ocella are currently being filed. If you have experienced complications with Yaz,Yasmin or ocella,call the a Yaz, Ocella,Yasmin Lawyer Helpline Attorney today. The Yaz, Yasmine Helpline is here for you   You will speak to a medical social worker and can discuss your concerns with the same support and knowledge offered  at the Vaginal Mesh Helpline.

One of the latest plaintiffs to hire a Yaz lawyer and file a Yaz lawsuit is Tiffany Littles of Jacksonville, Florida. She claims in her suit that she developed a Yaz blood clot after using the birth control pill, which is made up of both estrogen and drospirenone, in 2008. Littles’ Yaz blood clot caused her to develop Yaz pulmonary embolism and also Yaz deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Both of these side effects can potentially lead to a Yaz stroke, which can be fatal. As Littles recalled, “I nearly died from taking this medication. The hospital even brought in a priest for me.”

Federal and State Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella Birth Control Lawsuits are being filed. The Yaz, Yasmine,Ocella Helpline is here to answer your questions and connect you with a YAZ, Yasmin or Ocella lawyer.Referencing  the New York Times," Yaz has been one of the top-selling birth control pills in the U.S and Canada., with nearly 20 percent of the market. In 2008, more than $600 million dollars' worth of Yaz was sold in the U.S. However, the television commercials advertising Yaz were of concern to the FDA and Attorneys General because they implied that Yaz could be used to treat or cure symptoms for which it was not FDA-approved, such as:

  •         Keeping a woman's mild acne at bay
  •         Relieving symptoms of PMS (premenstrual syndrome):
  •         irritability
  •         increased appetite
  •         moodiness
  •         fatigue
  •         headaches
  •         bloating
  •         muscle aches

Bayer agreed to make new commercials and print advertisements that did not promise more for Yaz than had been approved by the FDA, and that did not minimize the risks of Yaz birth control pills, which are many. Yaz is FDA-approved only for:

  •     preventing pregnancy
  •     treating the symptoms of PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder) in women who are using Yaz as their contraceptive
  •     treating moderate acne vulgaris in women who are using Yaz to prevent pregnancy

Safety Announcement

[09-26-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that it has not yet reached a conclusion, but remains concerned, about the potential increased risk of blood clots with the use of drospirenone-containing birth control pills. FDA has completed its review of the two 2011 studies that evaluated the risk of blood clots for women who use drospirenone-containing birth control pills, previously mentioned in FDA's Drug Safety Communication issued on May 31, 2011. FDA is continuing its review of a separate FDA-funded study that evaluated the risk of blood clots in users of several different hormonal birth control products (contraceptives). Preliminary results of the FDA-funded study suggest an approximately 1.5-fold increase in the risk of blood clots for women who use drospirenone-containing birth control pills compared to users of other hormonal contraceptives.

Given the conflicting nature of the findings from six published studies evaluating this risk, as well as the preliminary data from the FDA-funded study (See Data Summary), FDA has scheduled a joint meeting of the Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee on December 8, 2011 to discuss the risks and benefits and specifically the risk of blood clots of drospirenone-containing birth control pills. 

Patients should talk to their healthcare professional about their risk for blood clots before deciding which birth control pill to use. Known risk factors that increase the risk of a blood clot include smoking, being overweight (obesity), and family history of blood clots, in addition to other factors that contraindicate use of birth control pills.

Women currently taking a drospirenone-containing birth control pill should be informed of the potential risk for blood clots. FDA previously communicated preliminary information about these concerns to the public on May 31, 2011 .

FDA has prepared a list of questions and answers to provide an overview of this potential safety issue.  FDA will continue to communicate any new information to the public as it becomes available

Health Canada is currently reviewing the safety of Bayer Pharmaceutical’s birth control pills, Yaz and Yasmin, in an effort to determine if women who use these drugs are at an increased risk of developing life-threatening blood clots over women using different brands of birth control.

The review was prompted by two new studies recently published in the British Medical Journal, which concluded that women ages 15-44 taking birth control pills containing the synthetic progestin, drospirenone, are more likely to develop blood clots deep in the veins of the leg (venous thromboembolism), than women using birth control pills containing the common progestin levonorgestrel. The studies reported that the risk of developing blood clots for women taking the drospirenone-containing pills may be two to three times greater than those who take other pills. Yaz is one of these drugs.

Yaz side effects include:

• Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

• Pulmonary embolism (PE)

• Blood clots

• Stroke

• Heart attack

• Gallbladder problems

• Pancreatitis

List of Drugs

Approved Oral Contraceptives containing Drospirenone

    Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg
    Ocella  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg
    Safyral  Drospirenone 3 mg, ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg, and levomefolate calcium 0.451 mg
    Syeda  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg
    Yasmin  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg
    Zarah  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.03 mg 
    Beyaz  Drospirenone 3 mg, ethinyl estradiol 0.02 mg and levomefolate calcium 0.451 mg
    Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.02 mg
    Gianvi  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.02 mg
    Loryna  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.02 mg
    Yaz  Drospirenone 3 mg and ethinyl estradiol 0.02 mg

Recent warnings have linked various birth control drugs and devices to serious injuries and even death:

    Yasmin®

    Yaz®

    Ocella®

Injuries reported:

    Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Pulmonary Embolism

    Stroke

    Heart Attack

    Wrongful Death

    Blood Clot Related Injuries

    Kidney Failure

    Gallbladder Injury/Removal

 

If you or a loved one has suffered from any of the harmful side effects of Yaz,Yasmin or Ocella such as blood clots, stroke or heart attack you may be entitled to file a Yaz,Yasmin,Ocella lawsuit against the manufacturer. A Yaz Yasmine Vaginal Mesh Helpline lawyer with experience in birth control drug lawsuits can help evaluate your claim. Many women around the United States have suffered from life-threatening Yaz,Ocella and Yasmin birth control side effects. The manufacturer can be held liable.

The Woman's Yaz Helpline is here for  women suffering from Yasmin and Yaz side effects

 

Bayer Settles on Yaz Claims, Yaz Helpline lawyers filing Lawsuits

Written by Auto Accident. Posted in Dangerous Drugs

This is good news for women. Bayer has settled lawsuits for Yaz offering over $200,000 in settlement per victim injured by Yaz Birth Control Pills. New Warnings have been added to yaz label. If you or a loved one has been injured by taking Yaz Birth Control pills now would be the time to contact a Yaz lawyer. States have Statutes of Limitations you must protect your rights immediately.

Note the following side effects and complications for Yaz

Yaz is prescribed more than any other contraceptive medication and thus there have already been an array of cases of serious injuries and side effects that could be fatal. These severe health complications include:

• Heart attack
• Stroke
• Blood clotting or deep vein thrombosis
• Sudden death
• Gallbladder disease
• Pulmonary embolisms

If you have experienced any of the complications listed above you must contact your doctor and speak to a Yaz lawyer immediately. Bayer has offered settlement monies for victim of Yaz

There are also less serious side effects of Yaz. These can eventually grow into more serious complications. Therefore, anyone who is using Yaz for any reason should contact their doctor right away even if they experience these more minor side effects:

• Headaches
• Increased appetite
• Decreased libido
• Vaginal bleeding between periods
• Weight gain
• Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
• Stomach pain
• Vaginal discharge or yeast infections

The following side effects are mildly serious and still require the attention of a doctor:

• Hair loss
• Dark spots or freckles on the skin
• Vaginal discharge and irritation
• Swelling in the feet and hands
• Irregularities in the monthly period
• Irritated eyes
• Loss of appetite

Occasionally, Yaz can cause serious allergic reactions and require medical attention right away. These reactions can manifest as troubles breathing and swallowing, hives, and facial swelling.

Anyone using Yaz for birth control or to treat acne who experiences the following major side effects, should seek medical attention immediately in order to avoid permanent health issues:

• Heavy mood swings
• Insomnia or unusual difficulties sleeping
• Weakness
• Chest pain
• A lump in a breast
• Skin discoloration
• Sever stomach pain
• Migraines
• Numbness in any of the extremities
• Problems with vision

Yaz has caused serious side effects and in some cases long term disabilty and death.

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Attorneys who cover Tampa, Brandon, Clearwater, St Pete, New Port Richey, Brooksville, Sarasota, Naple, Venice, Bradenton, Fort Myers, Cape Coral and all of Hernanado, Citrus, Pasco, Pinnellas, Hillsboro, Sarasota, Manatee, Lee and Collier counties.

10151 Deerwood Park # 200-250, Jacksonville, FL
Attorneys who cover  Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, St. Augustine, Orange Park all of Northeast Florida including Marion Sumter, Flager and Duval counties. Also Attorneys who cover Northwest Florida including: Tallahassee, Pensacola, Panama City and Starke.

233 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303
Attorneys who cover Atlanta, Decatur, Roswell, Marietta, Jonesboro, Gainesville, New Smyrna, Fayetteville, Buford, Cartersville, Lilburn, Macon, Augusta, Savanah, and all of Georgia.

1001 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

4201 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010

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