A woman from Dallas, Texas is suing the maker of Yasmin birth control, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, claiming the oral contraceptive caused her to suffer severe brain damage.
The woman had a pulmonary embolism, a blockage in the artery to your lungs, causing the woman’s brain to not receive oxygen and causing her brain damage. She got the pulmonary embolism two years after she began taking Yasmin birth control.
Now, she must have full-time care from her family. The woman’s family thinks that Bayer Pharmaceuticals should be financially responsible for their medical bills.
Pulmonary embolism is just one of the symptoms that many believe is caused by Yasmin birth control, our thoughts are with the young woman in the story.