Essure Birth Control Complications: Essure Migration
Filter migration is a growing concern linked to Essure birth control.
Although rare, Essure birth control implants have migrated from their intended location in some patients. Consequences of migration can be severe and life threatening.
Migration can be outside the uterus and the implant can get lodged in organs or the abdominal wall and cause fibrotic reaction outside the tubes, or the migration can be in the Uterus. Risks are pregnancy along with a tube in utero.
There have been reported cases of the implant puncturing the amniotic sac and causing premature delivery and ultimately death to the baby.
Essure Birth Control Migration, Complications & Symptoms
Essure implant migration can cause a wide variety of medical complications. Most Essure coils will not move after they are placed in the Fallopian tubes. However, the implant can move after insertion.
The most common reason this happens is because the doctor performing the non-surgical operation does not insert the coil far enough, or because the doctor inserts the coil too far into the Fallopian tube.
When the coils are not inserted far enough into the Fallopian tube, the contractions from the uterus or tubal muscle can cause the coils to expel into the uterine cavity, according to Chapel Hill Tube Reversal Center. The coils can either remain in the cavity and cause heavier periods and cramping or they can be expelled during a menstrual cycle.
The coils are so small they may not be seen when they are leaving the uterus.
Essure Birth Control Migration Injuries, FDA Warnings & Lawsuits
There is currently a bill in Congress to pull Essure from the market, and the FDA recently required Bayer Heathcare, the coil manufacturer, to add a black-box warning, which is considered the strongest of warnings, to the Essure label. The FDA also directed Bayer to conduct a new study to assess complication and failure rates with the tiny metal coils.
The federal agencyhas received more than 5,000 complaints of adverse effects, including organ perforation, pelvic pain, unintended pregnancies and abnormal bleeding.
A federal judge recently ruled that five women who claim they were harmed by Essure sterilization coils can go ahead with their lawsuit against Bayer, which is facing a barrage of lawsuits across the country.
U.S. District Judge John R. Padova in Philadelphia ruled that the company used misleading advertising and that it failed to warn about Essure’s risks.
If you or a loved one have suffered complications due to an Essure birth control implant, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the makers of the device. It is important to contact an attorney right away if you believe this to be the case, as there are specific deadlines that must be met in order to file a lawsuit.
If you miss your specific deadline, you case will not be able to be tried.
Our Essure Birth Control Migration Lawyers Can Help You
Our dangerous device attorneys can help if you or someone you care about was harmed by an IVC filter. Lawsuits have been filed against the device makers by both patients and their families seeking compensation for injuries caused. You may be entitled to a settlement. We do not charge any legal fees unless you receive a settlement and we pay all of the case costs. If your claim is not successful for any reason, you do not owe us anything. We put it all in writing for you. Our lawyers will help you file your lawsuit.
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Start Your Essure Birth Control Claim
Our Essure birth control complication lawyers will help you file your lawsuit. To get started, you can:
- Submit the Free Case Review Box on this page, or
- Call (866) 280-4722 any time of day to tell us about your case.
We will listen to your story and answer your questions. If you have claim, we will start immediately.
WARNING: There are strict time deadlines for filing Essure birth control lawsuit claims.