Posts Tagged 'mirena uterine perforation'

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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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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Bayer acquires another device with history of serious side effects

Bayer Pharmaceuticals, manufacturer of the controversial Mirena intrauterine device (IUD), has acquired another device with a history of serious complications. The Essure system is a contraceptive device featuring two coils inserted into the fallopian tubes, which eventually causes the body to develop enough scar tissue to prevent pregnancy.

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Investigation makes available complete list of Mirena IUD complaints

A freedom of information act request has made available more than 59,000 Mirena IUD complaints filed to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Mirena IUD side effects have been a key issue for patients who allege that the intrauterine birth control device is causing severe complications.

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Intrauterine devices have a tragic history in U.S.

Intrauterine devices (IUD) used to prevent pregnancy have had a tragic history in the United States dating back to the 1970s. Defective models such as the “Shield” led to illness, ectopic pregnancy and even death in nearly 200,000 women since the birth control devices were introduced.

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Canadian Mirena IUD class action lawsuit filed

A Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) class action lawsuit has been filed in Alberta, Canada against the device’s manufacturer Bayer Pharmaceuticals. Lawyers involved with the lawsuit expect hundreds of women to come forward with Mirena side effects.

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Complaints of Mirena side effects continue

More than 70,000 women have issued Mirena IUD side effects complaints since the device’s inception, prompting increased coverage and concern over the intrauterine birth control device. Thousands of women have reported device dislocation and other serious concerns, often resulting in the need for immediate surgery.

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