Posts Tagged 'Yaz side effects'

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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Teenagers more likely to suffer blood clots when taking Yaz or Yasmin

A large number of reported Yaz and Yasmin birth control blood clot victims are teenagers and otherwise healthy young adults, leading parents and teens to be concerned about birth control risks. Girls as young as 14 can be prescribed Yaz and Yasmin.

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Woman 24 hours away from heart attack or stroke due to Yaz

A 25-year old woman was told by her doctors that she was 24 to 48 hours away from suffering a major heart attack or stroke due to blood clots formed by her birth control pills. Amanda Saul had been taking Yaz for two years when her doctors told her she had a blood clot close to her heart and one in her lung.

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Science World Report highlights Yasmin and Yaz lawsuits

An article in Science World Report has highlighted the growing number of Yasmin and Yaz lawsuits filed against Bayer Pharmaceuticals. The article notes the thousands of Yasmin lawsuits alleging that the birth control pills caused potentially fatal blood clots, and highlights Bayer’s previous problems with misleading advertising involving the drugs.

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$1.4 B Bayer lawsuit alleges Yaz manufacturer withheld information

A $1.4 billion lawsuit alleges that Bayer Pharmaceuticals withheld important safety information regarding its oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin. The lawsuit is bolstered by Dr. Ben David’s claim that the company deliberately concealed information concerning the products’ risks as early as 2010.

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Yasmin and Yaz suspected in deaths of 23 Canadian women

Popular birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin are blamed for the death of 23 Canadian women, half of whom were under the age of 26. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported that the youngest death was a 14 year old girl, and many of the women passed away only weeks after starting the birth control.

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