Posts Tagged 'Mirena lawyers'

In Canada, at least one Mirena uterine perforation per week

Women in Canada reported roughly one uterine perforation per week due to the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) for 2013. Manufacturer Bayer Pharmaceuticals is now facing several Mirena lawsuits alleging that the device has caused serious injuries after perforating the uterus and migrating to other parts of the body.

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New intrauterine ball device could alleviate Mirena IUD complications

A new form of birth control known as the intrauterine ball (IUB) could improve on intrauterine devices (IUD) by alleviating Mirena IUD complications. More than 70,000 women have issued Mirena complaints to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). An estimated 2 million American women use the birth control device.

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Mirena IUD could be cause of potentially fatal sepsis

The Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) could cause a potentially fatal infection known as sepsis. Sepsis occurs when a uterine infection travels through the bloodstream. Around 250,000 women die every year from fatal sepsis infections.

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African health minister introduces new contraceptive alternative to IUDs

African health minister Aaron Motsoaledi has introduced a new contraceptive implant called Implanon to combat pregnancy and give patients an alternative to pills or intrauterine devices (IUDs). Implanon is inserted into the upper arm and lasts for three years, whereas IUDs such as the Mirena IUD are inserted into the uterus through the vagina.

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Company seeks approval for its 90-second IUD inserter

New Orleans startup company Bioceptive is seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its intrauterine device inserter, “Inserter.” The company claims the gun-shaped device can insert an intrauterine device like the Mirena IUD in as little as 90 seconds.

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South Dakota woman files Mirena lawsuit

A South Dakota woman has filed a Mirena IUD side effects lawsuits against Bayer Pharmaceuticals, the device’s manufacturer. Nicole Hemme claims she had to have the birth control device removed in 2010 when it migrated to her pelvis.

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IUD contributes to an increased risk of pelvic inflammatory disease

Women who use intrauterine devices (IUD) such as the Mirena IUD are at an increased risk of developing pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), according to the University of Rochester Medical Center. Pelvic inflammatory disease can lead to ongoing pelvic pain, and one in 10 women who develop PID will become infertile.

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