Posts Tagged 'Yaz and Yasmin lawsuit'

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.

Read more about the link between blood clots and certain birth control pills…

Bayer seeking European approval for more hormonal birth control

Bayer Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker responsible for Yaz and Yasmin, is seeking European approval for a new hormonal birth control patch. The company’s birth control patch would rival Johnson & Johnson’s Ortho Evra patch, a drug which has come under fire for potential increased risks of blood clots.

Read more about Bayer’s new hormonal birth control patch…

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