Yaz

Yaz is birth control that comes in pill form

Yaz was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to prevent pregnancy, and to treat PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder).  Yaz was not approved to treat PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)

Do Not Use Yaz If:

  • You are over the age of 35
  • You smoke – smoking increases your risk of serious side effects from Yaz which can be life threatening, including blood clots, DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis), Stroke, Heart Attack
  • You have kidney disease
  • You have Liver disease
  • You have Adrenal disease
  • You have had heart problems, blood clots, certain cancers, heart attack or stroke, or if you are or may be pregnant.

*Yaz increases your risk of heart attack, stroke and blood clots by 74% – this can be life threatening and lead to permanent disabilities.

*Yaz and Yasmin were ranked second highest in 2011 for the number of complications reported to the FDA, according to the QuarterWatch report from the Institute for Safe Medicine Practices.

 Common Side Effects of Yaz Include:

  • Headache/Migraine
  • Menstrual Irregularities
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Breast Pain/Tenderness
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Decreased Libido
  • Weight Gain
  • Mood Changes

To contact an MDL (Multi-district Litigation) attorney that has been appointed to represents women who have been harmed by Yaz, Yasmin, or Ocella simply fill out the form within this website or call Steve Maher at 1-886-481-8667 or Frank Eidson at 1-888-245-2855.

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