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Mirena Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on New Mirena IUD Side Effects Study
Date:4/13/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) April 13, 2013

As Mirena lawsuits continue to move forward in both state and federal courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new Mirena side effects study has found that the bleeding and spotting that sometimes occurs in the months after insertion of the levonorgestrel-releasing IUD (sold under the brand name Mirena) could not be relieved with medication. The study, published online April 5 in Obstetrics & Gynecology, was designed to identify a 25% reduction in the number of bleeding or spotting days for the first 3 months following insertion of the IUD. However, the study found that the administration of one of two drugs commonly used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding and menstrual pain only reduced the number of bleeding days by six and three, respectively.*

“This study is just another reminder of the Mirena side effects that can occur in women who use this IUD. In addition to the bleeding described in this report, our Firm has heard from numerous women who allegedly suffered more serious complications, including organ damage, infections and other problems associated with the spontaneous migration of a Mirena IUD,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently offering free legal evaluations to women who suffered serious Mirena side effects, including uterine perforations, stemming from the migration of Mirena.

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The Mirena IUD was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for contraception in 2000, and in 2009, for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding in women who wish to use an IUD as their method of birth control.** The small, plastic t-shaped device is inserted into the uterus by a healthcare provider, where it may remain for up to 5 ye
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