If you're a patient who has taken Yaz or Yasmin and suffered severe
side effects, contact Ken Nunn,
The Indiana Injury Lawyer, immediately at 1-800-CALL-KEN and GET HELP NOW! online.
I have been standing up for the rights of injured people in our communities, including
Muncie, and I have represented over 20,000 clients in
574 different cities in Indiana for more than 42 years. Don't go to sleep worrying.
We are experienced drug lawyers, we know how important your case is and we believe in returning phone calls fast.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Yasmin for use in the United States
in 2001, while Yaz was approved for use in 2006. Although there are numerous brands
of birth control pills available, Yasmin and Yaz dominate the market with more than
one-quarter market share between them. Manufactured by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals,
these products contain a combination of the hormones estrogen (ethinyl estradiol) and
progestin (drospirenone), which prevent pregnancy by inhibiting the release of certain
hormones that play key roles in the development of the egg and preparation of the lining
of the uterus for implantation of the embryo.
In August 2009, European researchers linked drospirenone to an increased incidence of
potentially fatal blood clots. By obstructing blood flow, blood clots can cause heart
attacks, stroke, and death in otherwise healthy women. Research has also indicated that
drospirenone can cause dangerous levels of potassium. This condition, called hyperkalemia,
can cause cardiac arrhythmia and sudden death in severe cases.
Federal drug regulators have twice admonished Bayer for overstating the benefits of Yaz
and Yasmin while failing to inform consumers of the dangerous risks they carry. In February
2008 and again in March 2009, the FDA warned Bayer that its advertisements for Yaz and
Yasmin violated the U.S. Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by minimizing the “serious
risks associated with use of the drug.” Drug regulators also ordered Bayer to stop marketing
Yaz for treatment of the symptoms of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) because it had not received
approval for that purpose.
When companies act negligently and allow a dangerous drug into the marketplace, it is you
as the consumer who is hurt while the company rakes in a profit. Negligent drug companies
must be held liable for the lives they destroy. Everyone knows if you are in Indiana and have been hurt by a dangerous drug like Yaz, you call Ken Nunn.
I am a drug injury lawyer who knows Indiana pharmaceutical laws. I will help
you get the settlement you deserve.
While financial compensation will not restore your losses, it can help take care of your medical
bills and other expenses while helping you to rebuild your life. Contact me today
online to GET HELP NOW! or call my Bloomington office
at 1-800-CALL-KEN for a free consultation. Don't hesitate! Put a fighter on your side today.