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New Yaz, Yasmin Blood-Clotting Lawsuits Allegations Update: Resource4thePeople Reports Health Canada Reports 23 Deaths Among Contraceptive Users
Date:6/14/2013

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Bayer also has agreed****** to pay up to $24 million to settle other lawsuits involving allegations over gall bladder side effects, according to the court files in the litigation.

These settlements are a different part of this consolidated litigation in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois in which plaintiffs claimed that they suffered gall bladder injuries because they used Yaz and Yasmin as contraceptives.**

Reuters News Service reported****** March 20, 2013 that the settlements also include Yaz and Yasmin cases in state courts in California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

"Under the agreement, Bayer will pay $2,000 to plaintiffs who suffered gallbladder injuries and $3,000 to individuals who had their gallbladders removed, according to the agreement," Reuters reported.

Women who have filed Yaz and Yasmin blood-clotting lawsuits have claimed that they suffered blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, strokes and pulmonary embolisms as a result of their use of the contraceptives according to allegations contained in their lawsuits.****

The April 10, 2012 Food and Drug Administration warning** about Yaz and Yasmin blood-clotting side effects mirrored these allegations:

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its review of recent observational (epidemiologic) studies regarding the risk of blood clots in women taking drospirenone-containing birth control pills. Drospirenone is a synthetic version of the female hormone, progesterone, also referred to as a progestin. Based on this review, FDA has concluded that drospirenone-containing birth control pills may be associated with a higher risk for blood clots than other progestin-containing pills.”

The FDA also said that “The revised drug labels (Beyaz, Safyral, Yasmin and Yaz) will report that some epidemiologic studies reported as high as a three-fold increase in the risk of blood clots for drospirenone-containing pro
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