Yasmin Side Effects

Yasmin, Yaz and Ocella are popular types of birth control pills that can cause serious side effects. People with certain risk factors such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or high blood pressure have an increased change of developing these side effects. The FDA has determined that the manufacturers of all three medications failed to appropriately inform users of the potential risks and even mislead consumers in their television advertisements.

The manufacturers of these medications failed to warn women about the potential health problems associated with taking them, and that failure has resulted in serious personal injury and even death.

Injuries from Yasmin Side Effects:

  • Sudden Death
  • Stroke
  • Gall Bladder Disease
  • Gall Stones
  • Heart Attack
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
  • Permanent Hair Loss
  • Liver Tumors
  • Kidney Failure
  • Pancreatitis
  • May be linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Yasmin Birth Control Pill

Yasmin birth control pill, as well as Yaz and Ocella, are popular types of contraceptives that contain the same estrogenic compound, ethinyl estradiol, which has been used in “the Pill” since the 1970s, but the progestin in Yasmin and Yaz is new. Yasmin and Yaz both contain drospirenone, a “fourth generation” progestin. No other birth control pills on the market contain drospirenone, except for a recently approved generic version called Ocella.

The FDA received over 50 reports of Yasmin, Yaz, and Ocella related deaths between the first quarter of 2004 and the third quarter of 2008.

Yasmin Injury Attorney

You should consider a Yasmin Injury Attorney if you or someone you know suffered from these or other serious side effects or sudden death while using Yasmin, Yaz, and Ocella. A Yasmin lawyer from the Stenger Law Firm, LLC can help you determine if you are entitled to financial compensation. Your first step should be to contact your doctor to determine if you are at risk. Your second step should be to contact the Stenger Law Firm, LLC to determine if you are entitled to take legal action against the manufacturers.

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