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Women diagnosed with deep-vein thrombosis after taking Yasmin

Posted on June 29th, 2010 No Comments

A woman from California was diagnosed with deep-vein thrombosis after taking Yasmin birth control pills. She noticed a tightness in her chest nearly two months ago, but her doctor thought that it was an anxiety attack.

Shortly after she experienced a pain in her arm and a shooting pain in her hand and then numbness. The woman thought that she was having a heart attack so she called an ambulance and was rushed to the hospital. After a blood test and ultra sound a blood clot was found in her upper arm.

She was then diagnosed with DVT. The woman said that her doctor told her to stop taking Yasmin or any other birth control and she was admitted to the hospital for a week. Gallstones were also found and her gallbladder needed to be removed.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), contact the Yasmin Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) side effect lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187.

Group urges women who suffer from Yaz and Yasmin side effects to speak up

Posted on June 24th, 2010 No Comments

A US watchdog is asking women who have suffered with negative side effects concerning their health after taking Yaz or Yasmin birth control to come forward and share their stories with others in order to spread the message of the health risks associated.

The US Watchdog group wants to let women know about these side effects because they feel that women take the birth control without fully understanding the risks.

The Federal Drug Administration sent a warning letter to the maker of Yasmin and Yaz saying that there advertising was misleading because they downplay the health risks that can occur after taking the product. These oral contraceptives contain drospirenone, which can elevate potassium levels in the blood, according to the group.

If you or a loved one has been injured after taking an oral contraceptive Yasmin or Yaz and have experienced negative health effects, contact the yasmin lawsuit lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187 to discuss your legal options.

Woman believes Yaz birth control caused her health problems

Posted on June 21st, 2010 No Comments

A woman from Orleans Parish is suing Bayer Corp. after being diagnosed with multiple pulmonary emboli, which she claims was caused from taking Yaz birth control.

The woman is arguing that Bayer failed to adequately warn her of the health risks associated with the birth control. The suit was filed June 8 and was filed against not only Bayer Corp, but also Bayer Healthcare, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Bayer Pharmaceuticals Corp. and more.

The woman was prescribed Yaz and took it from October 2008 to July 2009 and she has suffered from multiple pulmonary emboli and other side effects. She is seeking damages for medical expenses, physical pain and suffering, mental anguish and loss of earnings.

Our thoughts are with the victim during this difficult time.

Bayer files suit against Teva

Posted on June 17th, 2010 No Comments

Bayer, the German pharmaceutical company, has filed a U.S. lawsuit against Teva for false advertising and patent infringement.

Bayer claims that Teva had false claims on the Gianvi product. The product competes with Bayer’s oral contraceptive, YAZ, but according to Bayer, Teva’s product does not contain the substance that helps to stabilize the product and keeps its shelf life.

The legal process began in early June but Teva continues to distribute the product in the United StatesĀ  through July 2011.

If you or a loved one has questions after experiencing illness or injury from the birth control pills, Yasmin, YAZ or Ocella, contact the Yasmin lawyers of Wiliams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187.

How safe is your birth control?

Posted on June 16th, 2010 No Comments

For many young women oral contraceptive birth control remains the overwhelmingly popular choice. Nearly a third of the women who are trying to prevent pregnancy use birth control pills.

In the birth control market today, third and fourth generation birth control have been associated with health issues. An example of a third generation birth control is NuvaRing. Fourth generation birth controls are Yaz. Yasmin, Ocella and recent studies have shown that risks in the fourth generation contraceptives have a higher risk of health issues.

Bayer the pharmaceutical manufacturer, had to remove to commercials from television after they were warmed by the FDA. The Federal Drug Administration thought that the commercials minimized the risk of life-threatening risks that the drug may pose.

If you or a loved one has experienced negative side effects after taking Yas, Yasmin, or Ocella,contact the Yasmin lawsuit lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187.

Canadian women sue Bayer Pharmaceuticals

Posted on June 10th, 2010 No Comments

Bayer Pharmaceuticals is now being sued by a group of Canadian woman because they experienced health issues after taking the oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin. The women claim in the lawsuit that that the manufacturer did not adequately inform them of the potential health risks.

The group of women have evidence that the pill caused health issues such as pulmonary embolisms, decreased bone density, stoke and gallbladder problems. The lawsuit is claiming the Bayer downplayed the risks that the pill poses on woman’s health. Over 100 lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. against Bayer for similar issues.

If you or a loved one has experienced health issues after taking Yasmin or yaz birth control, contact the Yasmin lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187.

Actress claims stroke was caused by birth control

Posted on June 7th, 2010 No Comments

An actress is suing Bayer Pharmaceuticals claiming that Yasmin birth control pills caused her to have a stroke at age 27.

Brenda Hamilton, an under study actress for the Broadway play “Wicked,” claims in her lawsuit that Bayer knew that Yasmin had a greater risk for strokes than other birth control pills and withheld the information. The actress had no history of health issues when she suffered the stroke.

Sources say that the Yasmin website does state the oral contraceptives are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular issues. Hamilton’s lawsuit is just one of the 1,100 suits that the birth control pill lead to life-threatening health issues.

If you or a loved one has suffered a stroke or other health issue after taking Yasmin birth control, contact the Yasmin side effects lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187 today.

Study shows link between Yasmine/Yaz and blood clots

Posted on June 4th, 2010 No Comments

A study from the British Medical Journal has found that Yasmine and Yaz are linked to an increase risk of blood clots.

The study shows that clots are due to the chemical drospirenone, which are unique in Bayer’s Yasmine birth control pills. Women from across the nation have filed lawsuits against Bayer Pharmaceuticals including 25 women in California who have recently filed a joint lawsuit.

Doctors have said that all birth control pills may carry a risk for blood clots and strokes but Yasmine’s risk is higher compared to others. Symptoms to watch out for are unusual chest pain, shortness of breathe, cough and pain in your legs.

If you or a loved one has suffered an illness such as blood clotting after taking Yasmine, Yaz or Ocella, contact the Yasmin bloodclotting lawsuit lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187.

Young mother filing Yasmin lawsuit

Posted on June 1st, 2010 No Comments

A 21-year-old mother is filing a Yasmin lawsuit after having her Gallbladder removed.

In 2009, the woman reported having sharp stomach pains and no one knew what was causing the pain. She was taking Yasmin birth control but she planned to stop because she wanted to have more children. She became pregnant one month later, but when she was three months pregnant the stomach pains came back every time she ate.

The pain continued threw the whole pregnancy and after the birth of her child she had an inflamed gall bladder. Her gall bladder than had to be removed. Doctors told her that Yasmin/Yaz can create gall stones and her gall bladder was covered with them. Right now, the women is gathering all of her medical information in order to continue with her suit.

If you or a loved one has been injured or became ill after taking Yaz, Yasmin or Ocella, contact the yasmin gallbladder complications lawsuit lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187.

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