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YAZ / Yasmin / Ocella / Gianvi / Beyaz / Safyral [Birth Control Pills Containing Drospirenone (DRSP)]

What are YAZ, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Beyaz, And Safyral?

Gianvi (Generic YAZ), Beyaz, And Safyral Causing Blood Clots In Lung (PE) Or Legs (DVT) Are Cases That Can Get Settlements

YAZ / Yasmin / Ocella / Gianvi / Beyaz / Safyral:  Serious Side-Effects Lawsuit News And Information Hub

Medical Studies Reveal Increased Risk of Blood Clots for Women Using YAZ, Yasmin, Beyaz, Safyral, Ocella, and Gianvi

Bayer May Have Misled Women About Health Risks Of Their Popular Yasmin And YAZ Birth Control Pills

The YAZ Label Change In March 2011 Seems Rather "Generic" In Nature

YAZ / Yasmin / Ocella MDL Update October 2010: Bellwether, or Early Trial, Cases Set To Begin In September 2011 Per Judge Herndon Order

More Than 2600 Yaz / Yasmin / Ocella Lawsuits Have Been Filed As Of August 2010

March 2010: YAZ / Yasmin / Ocella Litigation Update: More Than 1,100 Lawsuits Filed To Date

Ocella, Yasmin, YAZ, Gianvi, Beyaz, And Safyral Can Cause Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Stroke, And Heart Attack

Yasmin And Yaz MDL (Multidistrict Litigation) Assigned To Judge David R. Herndon, Southern District of Illinois

In 2009 Bayer Was Required To Correct Advertising Information About Benefits And Risks Of Its YAZ Birth Control Pill

How And Why YAZ, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Beyaz, And Safyral Pills Might Cause A Higher Rate Of Blood Clots In Women

Are The Current Warnings About Blood Clot Side Effects Associated With YAZ, Yasmin Ocella, Gianvi, Beyaz, And Safyral Sufficient?

Birth Control Pill YAZ Being Reviewed For Increased Risk Of Blood Clots And Serious Side Effects

Blood Clot Side Effects Have Long Been A Safety Issue For Yasmin As Well As Its Generic Version, Ocella

Pulmonary Embolism And Deep Vein Thrombosis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Gianvi Information / What is Gianvi?

Beyaz Information / What is Beyaz?

Safyral Information / What is Safyral?

YAZ, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Beyaz, And Safyral Class Actions

Legal Compensation for YAZ, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Beyaz, And Safyral Injuries

Free Case Evaluation: YAZ / Yasmin / Ocella / Gianvi / Beyaz / Safyral


What is Pradaxa?

Pradaxa Class Actions vs. Individual Lawsuits

Legal Compensation for Pradaxa Side Effects

Pradaxa Case Evaluation


What is NuvaRing?

First NuvaRing Lawsuit Trials Against Merck Are Currently Scheduled To Start In May 2013 (New Jersey State Court NuvaRing Mass Tort Consolidation) And July 2013 (Federal Court NuvaRing MDL)

New Research Finds 90% Increased Risk Of Blood Clots While Using NuvaRing Compared to Older Class Of Birth Control Pills Containing Levonorgestrel

More Than 700 NuvaRing Lawsuits Filed Against Merck And Organon At Start Of 2011

First NuvaRing Lawsuit Trials In Federal Court MDL And New Jersey State Court Expected To Be Scheduled For Summer 2011

Judge Sippel Schedules A December 1, 2009 "Science Day" For NuvaRing MDL Litigation

Growing Number Of NuvaRing Lawsuits Results In Cases Being Centralized By Courts

NuvaRing MDL (Multidistrict Litigation) Likely To Be In Eastern District Of Missouri

NuvaRing Birth Control Device Use Can Cause Blood Clots and Related Serious Side Effects

Is There A Safety Problem With NuvaRing And Why Are Lawsuits Being Filed?

Pulmonary Embolism And Deep Vein Thrombosis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

NuvaRing Class Actions: An Individual Lawsuit is Better

NuvaRing and Legal Compensation

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NuvaRing Case Evaluation


What is Fosamax?

Fosamax Lawsuits: Leg Injury Femur Fracture Litigation Update: Legal And Medical

Fosamax Femur Fractures: 2012 Update From FDA And Medical Journals Re: Health & Safety And Litigation

Fosamax Femur / Thigh Bone Fractures: September 2010 Task Force Report Finds Possible Link

Fosamax Warning About Femur Fractures May Be Increased By Merck, Soon, Due To An FDA Request

First Jury Verdict For Fosamax ONJ Plaintiff Comes In June 2010: Boles v. Merck

Long-Term Use Of Fosamax May Cause Femur Fractures According To Research Presented At March 2010 Annual Meeting Of AAOS

Femoral Stress Fractures Are Possible Fosamax Side Effect

What Fosamax Patients Should Know About Symptoms of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ)

Theories on How Fosamax Causes Drug-Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ)

How and Why Fosamax Causes Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ)

Fosamax Side Effects: Osteonecrosis and Jaw Bone Death

Merck Failed To Warn About Fosamax Adverse Side Effects In A Timely Manner

Fosamax and Legal Compensation

Fosamax Case Evaluation


What is Levaquin?

Among Several Antibiotics In The Fluoroquinolone Class, Levaquin Has The Most Tendon Injury Lawsuits Filed To Date

A “Black Box” Warning About Tendon Injury Is Added To The Levaquin Package Insert In July 2008

Putting Pressure On The FDA: Public Citizen Petition To Add Stronger Warnings To Levaquin Label

Levaquin Class Actions

Legal Compensation for Levaquin Injuries

Levaquin Case Evaluation


What is Multaq?

Multaq Liver Injury Side Effects: Updates From FDA And Health Canada In March 2011

Heart Drug Multaq Linked To Severe Liver Injury, Including Acute Liver Failure With Liver Transplant

Multaq: FDA Approved In July 2009 For Two Heart Rhythm Disorders, Atrial Fibrillation And Atrial Flutter

Legal Compensation for Harm Caused by Multaq

Multaq Class Actions: An Individual Lawsuit is Better

Multaq Case Evaluation


What is Byetta?

October 2009 FDA Letter About Byetta Demands That Several Safety Studies Be Done By Drug Company

FDA Alert About Diabetes Medication Byetta Being Linked To Acute Pancreatitis Issued In October 2007

Diabetes Medication Byetta Has Been Related To Hemorrhagic Pancreatitis And Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Byetta Gets New Warning About Severe Kidney Side Effects, Including Acute Renal Failure

Byetta Class Actions

Legal Compensation for Byetta Injuries

Byetta Case Evaluation


What is Ketek?

Ketek Label Will Get Black Box Warning and Medication Guide for Patients

FDA Advisory Panel Suggests Black Box Warning for Ketek and More Restricted Use

New Warning for Ketek in Canada Concerns Possible Serious Liver Problems

FDA Drug Safety Office Wants Black Box Warning For Ketek Liver Problems

Reports of Liver Problems Associated With Antibiotic Ketek Prompts Warnings

What is Ketek and Why is the FDA Warning About Liver Problems

Ketek Class Actions: An Individual Lawsuit is Better

Ketek and Legal Compensation

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Ketek Case Evaluation


What is Zocor?

Zocor 80 mg Pills Found To Have An Increased Risk Of Causing Rhabdomyolysis And

Zocor Class Actions

Legal Compensation for Zocor Injuries

Zocor Case Evaluation


What is Avandia?

Zetia and Vytorin

What is Zetia? What is Vytorin

Unpublished Zetia Studies Show Risks of Side Effects

2005 Dear Doctor Letter Issued In Canada For Zetia

Zetia, Vytorin and Legal Compensation

Zetia and Vytorin Class Actions: An Individual Lawsuit is Better

Zetia and Vytorin Case Evaluation

Ortho Evra Patch

What is Ortho Evra?

Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch: September 2006 Warning About Serious Blood Clot Risks

Ortho Evra: New Warnings About Being Overweight and Sauna or Whirlpool Heat

Ortho Evra Settlements Being Made By Johnson & Johnson

February 2006: Ortho Evra Blood Clot Risk Is Double That Of An Oral Contraceptive

November 2005: FDA Approves Label Change For Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch

July 2005: Newspapers Reveal Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch Is Linked To Blood Clots And Deaths

Pulmonary Embolism And Deep Vein Thrombosis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Ortho Evra Class Actions: An Individual Lawsuit is Better

Ortho Evra and Legal Compensation

Ortho Evra Case Evaluation

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