Drospirenone is a synthetic progestin hormone that prevents ovulation, causes changes in the cervical and uterine lining, and suppresses the secretion of the hormones that regulate the body’s water and electrolytes, among other things.
BeYaz has been linked with an increased risk of blood clots and DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) what can potentially cause a women to have serious adverse effects including, but not limited to: Heart attack, Stroke, Pulmonary embolism and even Death. Smoking will increase these serious adverse effects especially in women over the age of 35.
The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and Bayer (the manufacturer of BeYaz) have updated the product information for BeYaz to include:
“Women who use birth control pills with drospirenone (like Beyaz) may have a higher risk of getting a blood clot. Some studies reported that the risk of blood clots was higher for women who use birth control pills that contain drospirenone than for women who use birth control pills that do not contain drospirenone. Blood clots can be life-threatening or lead to permanent disability. Talk to your healthcare provider about your risk of blood clots before deciding which Pill is right for you.”
You have the right to trust your medication is safe. Tragically, this is not always the case. Well versed in the product liability laws that protect consumers, our BeYaz Attorneys have handled countless lawsuits involving harmful pharmaceuticals. If you or a loved one have experienced side effects as a result of Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella or Beyaz, contact our BeYaz Lawyers today.