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Liver tumors: Side effect of Yasmin, Yaz

Posted on July 1st, 2011 No Comments

Yasmin and Yaz oral contraceptives have been in the news recently for being linked to multiple different negative health side effects. One symptom is the development of liver tumors, which can prevent the liver from performing important task such as filtering out impurities from the bloodstream.

It is not known how the oral contraceptives may cause these benign tumors, but it is thought that the amount of estrogen that is in a body when a person is on the pill.

The type of tumors that usually develop in the liver from birth control are called Hepatocellular adenomas and they can cause much pain.

If you or a loved one has been suffered from a negative health side effect after being prescribed Yasmin or Yaz birth control, you may be able to receive compensation for your medical bills. Contact the Yasmin liver tumors lawyers of Williams Hart today by calling 800-761-3187.

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.

Closer we get to Yaz lawsuit start date, more news coverage to appear

Posted on November 16th, 2010 No Comments

As of now, there has been relatively little news coverage of the Yasmin and yaz lawsuits that have been filed, but many think with the start date of the lawsuits approaching, more news coverage will begin to appear.

Recently, there was an investigative news report on a young woman that suffered from gallbladder complications after taking Yaz for multiple years. This news coverage also discussed that the FDA warned Bayer, the manufacturer of Yasmin and Yaz, that they needed to change their advertisements in order to include the risk of serious side effects that are associated with the drug.

If you or a loved one has been injured or suffered a serious side effect after taking Yasmin, Yaz or Ocella birth control, you need experienced representation on your side that may be able to help you receive compensation for your pain. Contact the Yasmin lawsuit lawyers of Williams Hart by calling 800-761-3187 today.

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.

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.

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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