If you have been injured by using the birth control drug Yazmin, (Yaz, Ocella), you will need an experienced prescription drug lawyer who cares about you as a person and will be dedicated to fight for you to get fair and just compensation for your personal injury. Women taking this birth control drug deserve to know the side effects associated with Yazmin, (Yaz, Ocella).
Yazmin, Yaz, Ocella, (Drospirenone & Ethinyl Estradiol), is an oral medication prescribed for birth control, pre-menstrual symptoms, and moderate acne vulgaris in women at least 14 years of age.
The Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella is a group of birth control drugs that are oral contraceptives that contains progestin Drospirenone or DRSP.
The Yasmin birth control pill was originally developed by Berlex Laboratories, which has since been acquired by Bayer Pharmaceuticals.
Drospirenone is a diuretic drug and if the body is dehydrated it can lead to blood clotting, stroke, heart attack and disruptive heart rhythms.
Swiss media reported that more than 200 women have died while taking Yaz and Yasmin, Bayer’s blockbuster birth control contraceptives.
Yazmin is one of the best-selling oral contraception birth control pills in the U.S., with sales of $616 million in 2007.
Yaz is a combination birth control pill that also contains progestin and estrogen. Yaz is considered a low-dose pill that it contains .035 milligrams or less of estrogen.
Yasmin, Yaz, Ocella lawsuits also state that Bayer pharmaceuticals over promoted the benefits of Yazmin and Yaz, and advertised the drug for non-FDA approved uses.
Over 6,850 lawsuits have been filed since February 2012. These lawsuits claim that Yazmin birth control pills led to deadly blood clots, gall bladder damage and kidney failure.
The Yasmin birth control pill, manufactured and marketed by Bayer Pharmaceuticals has been linked to a number of serious, life-threatening side effects including sudden death.
All of the Yamin lawsuits involve allegations which state that Bayer knew, or should have known and failed to disclose about the health risks involved with its birth control pills and put the health of women at risk.