Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella – A Dangerous Drug
Yaz, or Yasmin also has a generic name – Ocella. Yaz was manufactured by Berlex Laboratories and was later acquired by Bayer AG based in Leverkusen, Germany in 2006.
Yaz is a birth control pill that contains two types of hormones – Estrogen and Progestin.
Yaz is the only 24/4 day birth control pill that also contains the synthetic hormone – Drospirenone.
Drospirenone, also known as 1,2-dihydrospirorenone, is a synthetic, steroidal progestin with additional antimineralocorticoid and weak antiandrogen properties which is used as a hormonal contraceptive.
Yaz is a dangerous drug which has been known to cause heart attacks, blood clots, and strokes. Just to name a few.
There have been 1,900 cases resolved claiming the birth control pill caused blood clots, heart attacks and/or strokes. In each case, Bayer AG paid out an average of $212,000 U.S. dollars to it’s sufferers.
There are many cases against Bayer’s Yaz birth control pill still pending.
If you believe that you or a loved one has suffered injury or death due to a defective or dangerous pharmaceutical, you may have the right to compensation for your injuries. The Maher Law Firm and Frank M. Eidson would like to help. We invite you to contact our trial tested Yaz, Yasmin & Ocella Lawyers today.