For years millions of women have been convinced by various ads to switch to Yaz birth control pills. Unfortunately, many of these women have suffered from mild side effects like nausea and cramping while countless others have been dealing with more severe side effects:
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- Vaginal yeast infections;
- unusual vaginal discharge;
- Irregular non-menstrual bleeding;
- Hair loss;
- Less sexual desire;
- High blood sugar;
- Anaphylactic reactions (itching, hives, difficulty breathing and face, lips, tongue swelling);
- Breast lumps or discharge;
- Arm and leg numbness;
- Irregular heart beat; and/or
- Inflammatory bowel disease.
Although the makers of Yaz have spent millions on new ads correcting old promises, the FDA continues to warn that women taking Yaz are at increased risk of blood clots. You can view a short video of an ABC Nightline Investigation on the birth control pill, and its effects, here.
Thousands of women are suing the drug manufacturers either independently or jointly through MDL No. 2100, In re Yasmin And Yaz (Drospireone) Marketing, Sales Practices, and Relevant Products Liability Litigation.Services and Cost
If you or a loved one has suffered as a result of taking Yaz, our firm can help. We are experienced in handling personal injury and products liability cases, as well as multi-district litigation.
We are available 24/7 for a free consultation. For your convenience, our Miami product liability attorneys work on a contingency basis, so you don't pay for services unless you receive compensation for your injuries.