The Gallagher Law Firm is currently prosecuting cases involving harm that may have been caused by the birth control pill, Yaz.
If you think you have been harmed by Yaz, call The Gallagher Law Firm at (713) 238-7705 or contact us online for a free consultation to discuss your rights and options regarding Yaz lawsuits.
The drug Yaz (Generic name: Drospirenone/Ethinyl Estradiol, “droe-SPYE-re-none/ETH-i-nil ES-tra-DYE-ol”) is a powerful oral progesterone and estrogen combination contraceptive used to treat or prevent premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and prevent pregnancy.
How Yaz Works
Yaz reduces ovulation by thickening the mucus in the cervix and changing the lining of the Uterine wall.
Side Effects & Reasons for Yaz Lawsuits
Common side effects associated with use of this drug include (but not limited to) stroke, heart attack, high blood pressure, bleeding or spotting, severe allergic reactions, calf or leg pain, swelling or tenderness, left sided jaw, migraines, recurring headache, dizziness, fever, dark urine, pale stool, loss of appetite, liver problems and sudden vision changes.
The Department of Health and Human Services issued a warning letter to Bayer for misleading, breoadening and overstating the efficacy of Yaz.
History of Yaz
This medication was introduced into the market early 200’s by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals (Bayer).
If you think you have been harmed by Yaz and are interested in discussing a Yaz lawsuit or learning more about your legal rights and options, call The Gallagher Law Firm at (713) 238-7705 or contact us online for a free consultation.