The Yaz group of drugs referred to as Yasmin, and Yaz, are forms of dangerous and possibly deadly birth control created by pharmaceutical company Bayer Healthcare. Women taking these birth control pills are now reporting dangerous side effects to their health. Such reported side effects are:
- Heart attack
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Pulmonary embolism
- Heart rhythm disturbances
- Vascular blood clots
- Kidney stones
- Bloody urine
- Kidney Damage
- Cramping in the back
- Frequent and painful urination
An increasing number of Yaz lawsuits have been filed throughout the country against Bayer, alleging that women suffered severe and potentially fatal injuries, including kidney damage and failure, while taking the relatively new oral contraceptive.
These defective birth control pills can cause severe pain and suffering to the people who have received it. If you have been taking or are currently taking Yaz, or Yasmin it is essential that you contact our firm today. You may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering and other damages.
Currently Bayer faces upwards of 13,000 lawsuits involving injuries caused by Yaz and Yasmin. They have settled 3,500 cases so far to the tune of almost $750 million. Bayer has also recently confirmed that they are currently settling cases involving blood clot injuries, such as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Get Help if You Have Experienced Complications from the Yaz Birth Control
At Kennedy Hodges, LLP, we specialize in personal injuries, especially those dealing with defective products and product recalls, including the Yaz Birth Control. We are dedicated to helping the victims of defective products. Injuries sustained after taking the defective drug should be addressed by our firm to help you pursue compensation for your medical bills, prescription costs, lost wages and more. We are here to help discuss your case with you and determine if you should seek legal recourse against the manufacturer of the product.