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What is Pulmonary Embolism?

Posted on July 29th, 2010 No Comments

Thousands of lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. against Bayer Pharmaceuticals claiming that their oral contraceptives, YAZ and Yasmin have caused serious illnesses after taking them. One side effect that has been stated in many lawsuits is the development of pulmonary embolism.

A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot in the lung which usually comes from a clot in a smaller vessels. The clot travels from smaller vessels until it get caught and stops the blood flow to the lungs.

If a portion of the lung is cut off from blood and oxygen it becomes infarct, or that part dies. Symptoms include, difficulty breathing, chest pain while inhaling, and increased heart rate.

If you or a loved one has taken Yasmin and developed pulmonary embolism because of it, contact the Yasmin pulmonary embolism side effects lawyers of William Khekher by calling 800-761-3187.

Thousands of Yasmin boxes recalled in November

Posted on July 19th, 2010 No Comments

Without many knowing, a large amount of Yasmin and Yaz birth control boxes were recalled last year because of the negative side effects such as blood clots, that the drug has been alleged to cause.

An official from CBS Business Network mentioned in May that Bayer had to recall 33,000 boxes of Yasmin and Yaz birth control for controversy over whether good manufacturing was used in their production. Bayer told the FDA that all specifications were up to standard, but the FDA disagreed and the product was recalled in November 2009.

If you or a family member has suffered health issues, such as a blood clot, as a result of taking Yasmin birth control, contact the Yasmin blood clot lawsuit lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187.

Women in North Texas file lawsuit against YAZ and Yasmin birth control

Posted on July 12th, 2010 No Comments

Women from North Texas are among the many that are suing against the birth controls, YAZ and Yasmin for health risks that are associated with them.

A 48-year-old mother was one of the victims, the woman suffered a pulmonary embolism that caused her to need help walking, eating and being understood. Two years ago the woman suffered from the pulmonary embolism, which is a blood clot in the main artery that leads to the lung.

She was rushed to the hospital, but the doctors said that she had suffered brain damage from the lack of oxygen to her brain.The woman blames Bayer Pharmaceuticals for failing to warn people of the harmful side effects.

Our thoughts are with the victim and her friends and family.

Bayer drops one suit against Teva

Posted on July 8th, 2010 No Comments

Bayer Pharmaceuticals has withdrawn a lawsuit against Teva after accusing the company on infringing on one of their products, Yaz, and oral contraceptive. Bayer has accused Teva of using a generic version of Yaz.

Bayer dropped the suit in the Delaware District County Court but has continuing pursuing the issue in the Nevada County Court. A statement released by Bayer said that Bayer is passionate about fighting against infringement issues and will continue to fight against Teva’s Gianvi in Nevada.

If you or a loved one has suffered injury or illness after taking Yasmin, Yaz, or Ocella, contact the Yasmin lawsuit lawyers of Williams Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187 today to discuss your legal options.

Women suffers blood clot after taking Yasmin

Posted on July 6th, 2010 No Comments

The debate over the oral contraceptive, Yasmin, on whether it is a cure-all drug or a drug that is causing harm to healthy women continues as thousands of lawsuits have been filed over complications that have arised after women have used the drug.

One example is a young dental hygienist who woke up one morning to find her arm purple and swollen. After going to the hospital, doctors found a life-threatening blood clot in one of the 30-year-old woman’s veins.

After not showing any other signs of blood clots risk, doctors nothing else to explain the incident that on her Yasmin birth control pills. Bayer, the maker of the drug, says that the drug is completely safe.

If you or a loved one has been injured after taking the birth control yasmin, yaz or ocella, contact the Yasmin blood clot lawsuit lawyers of Willaims Kherkher by calling 800-761-3187.

Woman claims Yaz caused mental and physical health issues

Posted on July 1st, 2010 No Comments

A West Virginia woman is claiming that her mental and physical health problems were caused by Yaz birth control pills. The 21-year-old woman has now filed a suit against Bayer Corp. alleging that the oral contraceptive gave her negative side effects during the two years she took them.

The woman is claiming that the drug caused her gallbladder to fail and also led to her suicide attempt. The woman began to take the birth control in 2007 after her doctor prescribed them to help with menstrual cramps.

After taking the drug she began to notice pain in her midsection and then learned that her gallbladder was not functioning properly and she later had to have it removed. She then stopped using the pill for short period and began again in April 2009. Se stopped again shortly after because it made her feel sick.

After suffering from severe cramps, she began to take the pill again and this is when she noticed signs of depression and suicidal thoughts. She attempted suicide twice. The woman’s suit claims that the maker of Yaz knew or should have known the risk that it caused to woman who were taking it.

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