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U.S. Drug Watchdog expands Yaz birth control investigation

Posted on May 18th, 2011 No Comments

A U.S. Drug Watchdog is expanding its investigation into Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills claiming that there has been increasing evidence that the drug has caused health complications such as gallbladder issues, strokes, blood clots and heart attacks.

In 2009, the Food and Drug Administration cited the makers of these contraceptives, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, for having misleading commercials and not following correct quality-control protocol.

The FDA has also written a letter to Bayer blasting them for not highlighting the risks associated with the drugs. The U.S. Drug Watchdog has recently stated that the national investigation into the birth control pills will now be expanding.

If you or a love done has suffered from health complications after being prescribed Yasmin or Yaz birth control, you need experienced representation on your side during this stressful time. Contact the Yasmin side effects lawsuit lawyers of Williams Hart today by calling 800-761-3187 and discussing your case and individual needs.

Deaths from Yaz and Yasmin may exceed 190 in U.S.

Posted on April 27th, 2011 No Comments

An organization that is devoted to stopping corporate misbehavior has announced that there has been nearly 190 deaths of American women due to the side effects developed from Yaz or Yasmin birth control.

The report from the German-based coalition states that after viewing the FDA’s adverse event database, there have already been 140 deaths linked to Yasmin and 50 linked to Yaz, which is the newer version of the drug.

Many of the victims were young women that had few to no health problems before taking the medication and then developed blood clots, pulmonary embolisms and strokes. Bayer, the manufacturer of the birth control pills, currently faces about 7,000 Yasmin and Yaz lawsuits.

If you or a loved one has suffered from negative health side effects as a result of taking Yasmin or Yaz, contact the Yasmin lawsuit lawyers of Williams Hart today by calling 800-761-3187.

Colder temperatures could increase chance of heart attack

Posted on December 17th, 2010 No Comments

Medical researchers have found that the chances of having a heart attack increase as the temperature decreases.  In the winter months, it is important to look out for the symptoms of a heart attack.  The most common symptoms suffered include heartburn/indigestion, nausea, pain in the neck, arms, jaw or abdomen, sweating and tightness in the chest.

The chance of heart attack increase by 2 percent for every degree the temperature drops.  Results of the medical study were adjusted to account for other environmental causes including air pollution and influenza.  Doctors believe that the reason the chances of a heart attack rise during cold weather is due to the fact that blood thickness increases when the body is cold.  In addition, blood vessels narrow in cold temperatures.

If you have had a heart attack and are currently taking Yasmin, YAZ or Ocella, contact the YAZ side effect attorneys of Williams Hart at 800-761-3187 to discuss your legal options with an experienced attorney.

Young mom suffers thrombosis after taking Yasmin

Posted on September 20th, 2010 No Comments

A young mother discusses suffering from thrombosis  in order to let other woman know about the side effects that are associated with the birth control pill.

The woman explains that she took Yasmin birth control in 2007 from March to August and that she suffered multiple complications as a result of it. Two months after taking the birth control pill, she started having issues with her gallbladder and a few months later she had to have it removed.

Not long after this she then developed a blood clot in her uterus. She had stopped taking birth control at this point for about month and was already pregnant when the blood clot was found.

The clot then started bleeding out and there was a 50 percent chance that she would miscarriage the baby. Thankfully she did not, but after all of the complications she urges woman who are taking Yasmin or YAZ to stop.

If you or a loved one has suffered from deep vein thrombosis after taking yasmin or yas birth control, contact the  Yasmin deep-vein thrombosis lawyers of Williams Hart by calling 800-761-3187 today.

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.

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 Hart 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 Hart by calling 800-761-3187 today.

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