Posts Tagged 'Yasmin blood clots'

“Protest The Pill Day” aims to inform women of Yaz, Yasmin blood clots

Saturday, June 7th was “Protest The Pill Day,” an event organized to inform women about the risks associated with birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin. Bayer’s top-selling birth control pills have been linked to an increased risk of blood clots, including deep vein thrombosis, which can cause heart attacks and stroke.

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Woman awarded $14 million in Yasmin lawsuit

A 43-year old Chicago woman was awarded $14 million by a jury in her Yasmin lawsuit. Mariola Zapalski developed blood clots and suffered a stroke at the age of 37, only two weeks after she was prescribed the birth control pill Yasmin for irregular bleeding.

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Bayer settles more than 8,000 Yasmin lawsuits as of February

According to Bayer Pharmaceutical’s annual reports, the drug manufacturer has settled more than 8,000 Yasmin lawsuits in the U.S. as of February 2014. The company has paid nearly $1.7 billion to patients who suffered Yasmin blood clots, including deep vein thrombosis.

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Bayer settles more than 8,000 Yasmin lawsuits as of February

According to Bayer Pharmaceutical’s annual reports, the drug manufacturer has settled more than 8,000 Yasmin lawsuits in the U.S. as of February 2014. The company has paid nearly $1.7 billion to patients who suffered Yasmin blood clots, including deep vein thrombosis.

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Canadian woman questions link between birth control and sister’s death

A Canadian woman is questioning the link between her sister’s sudden death from blood clots and the birth control she was taking. The coroner originally declined to do an autopsy on Rhonda Bergen, but when the family paid for one themselves, the doctor listed the birth control pill Yasmin as a possible contributing factor to her death.

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Health Canada reviews more birth control pills linked to blood clots

Health Canada is reviewing the connection between a birth control drug and blood clots after France banned it for causing the deaths of 4 women. The drug, Diane-35, is used to treat acne and is prescribed as an oral contraceptive, but may be responsible for deadly blood clots.

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French watchdog calls for doctors to curb birth control use

The National Drugs Safety Agency (ANSM) in France is urging doctors to curb prescriptions for current-generation birth control pills such as Yaz and Yasmin. The agency argues that doctors over-prescribe the birth control pills, which could cause severe blood clots.

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