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Usage of Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella birth control pills has been cited as the cause of severe injuries and increased risks of serious side effects. The serious side effects in connection with use of these birth control pills include headaches, seizures, blood clots, stomach pain, back pain, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), liver disease, kidney failure, pulmonary embolism, gallbladder disease, stroke, cardiac arrest, and even death.
Bayer manufactures Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella. The US Food and Drug Administration warned and pressured Bayer because Bayer used advertising and marketing campaigns for these birth control pills that attempted to decrease or completely ignore acknowledgement of the harmful side effects of the birth control pills. Bayer eventually paid millions of dollars for corrective advertising prompted by the FDA’s warnings and demands. But corrective advertising did not reverse the harm caused by the birth control pills. Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella are combined oral contraceptives. That means that they contain the ingredient of ethinyl estradiol, an estrogen that has been used consistently in birth control pills, and they also contain drospirenone, which is a new form of progestin that is suspected of being a responsible factor for the injuries and damages alleged to have been caused by Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella.
Many States’ attorneys and lawyers as well as private parties are stating claims that these birth control pills have caused major damages and injuries. More than 100 people have already filed lawsuits that allege injuries and damages caused by Yaz, Yasmin or Ocella. If you or someone you know has taken Yaz, Yasmin or Ocella and been injured legal relief could be available. But, statutes of limitations do apply to such case and set deadlines for lawsuits alleging injuries. If you, a friend or family member took Yaz, Yasmin or Ocella and suffered harmful side effects you should to contact a Yaz Birth Control Lawyer as soon as possible to confer with an attorney about these issues.