Yaz / Yasmin
Yaz and Yasmin are among the most common oral contraceptives in the United States today. Manufactured by Bayer Healthcare, Inc., Yasmin was first introduced in the United States in 2001 and Yaz was introduced in 2006.
In addition to its use as a form of birth control, Yaz/Yasmin have been used for the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and acne. However, several individuals have suffered severe adverse effects from taking the drugs, including:
- Blood clots
- Heart attack
- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
- Pulmonary embolus (PE)
- Heart arrhythmias
- Kidney, liver or gallbladder disease
- Sudden death
If you or a loved one has suffered from one or more of these conditions as a result of taking Yaz or Yasmin, you may be entitled to compensation. Call us at (478) 745-9002 for a free consultation.