Pulmonary embolism (PE)
A pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot forms in an individual’s blood stream and then becomes lodged near the lung. The restricted blood supply may strain the heart, consequently resulting in collapse or sudden death.
If you or someone you know has suffered from a blood clot or pulmonary embolism while taking the birth control pills YAZ, Yasmin, or Ocella, the drug manufacturer may be liable for that injury. Contact the YAZ lawsuit attorneys of Williams Kherkher today to discuss your grounds for filing a claim. Call 800-761-3187 to schedule a free initial consultation.
The following symptoms may indicate that an individual is suffering from a pulmonary embolism:
- Difficulty breathing
- Heart palpitations
- Chest pain when inhaling
- Increased heart rate
- Rapid breathing
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms for than a minute, seek emergency medical care immediately, as it may worsen rapidly, and result in life-threatening medical complications. Fortunately, if you obtain treatment in time, doctors can provide you with medication that will help dissolve the blood clot, enabling proper blood flow.
Many young women taking YAZ, Yasmin, or Ocella have experienced blood clots as an unexpected side effect. If you or someone you love has experienced a pulmonary embolism, and there is no evidence that you or she was at risk for this condition, you may be the victim of a dangerous birth control pill. Contact the YAZ lawsuit attorney of Williams Kherkher to discuss your case by calling 800-761-3187 today.