Tag Archives: Essure contraceptive

Essure Sales Banned Outside the U.S.

Following thousands of complaints lodged against Bayer, maker of permanent contraceptive device Essure, the company has discontinued sales and marketing of Essure in every country outside the United States. Essure has caused many women to experience unwanted side-effects including migrations, perforation of the uterus or other...
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California Rulings in Essure Lawsuits Could Clear Way for Future Litigation

Last week, 11 lawsuits filed by 14 women were allowed to proceed in California state court against Essure’s manufacturer Bayer Healthcare, paving the way for the Essure litigation to move forward. The August 2016 rulings issued by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Winifred Y. Smith advance the lawsuits to the next phase, where the...
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New Legislation on Essure and Medical Device Reporting Aimed to Help Thousands of Women

Just as a new study surfaced out of Northwestern University suggesting that flawed data had been used in the FDA’s approval process for permanent contraceptive device Essure and other gynecological devices for 15 years, lawmakers have proposed legislation to help women affected by complications associated with Essure....

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Two Texas Women Come Forward About Essure Complications

As public scrutiny continues to mount against Bayer HealthCare’s permanent birth control device Essure, two Texas women have spoken out, claiming that the device has caused them enduring painful side-effects. Five months after receiving the Essure implant, Angela Otwell experienced an ovarian cyst rupture that she believes...

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