WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an order to restrict the sale and distribution of the controversial birth control device Essure, beginning on April 9. Essure is a non-invasive permanent birth control procedure involving the insertion of two small nickel-titanium coils placed inside the fallopian tubes to spur the growth of scar […]
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Bayer, the pharmaceutical company, will discontinue the marketing and sales of the controversial birth control device Essure in all countries outside of the United States, the company announced Monday. Multiple reports have linked the Essure implants to health problems, including chronic pain and bleeding, but Bayer said it’s pulling the device from non-U.S. markets for […]
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A California judge has laid out the next steps for coordinating dozens of lawsuits filed against the pharmaceutical company Bayer by hundreds of women who say they were harmed by its sterilization implant Essure. Judge Winifred Smith of Alameda County issued the case management order Dec. 21, 2016, according to Modern Healthcare. The order designates […]
ST. LOUIS — A Missouri federal judge recently ruled against Bayer Corp.’s motion to dismiss its Essure lawsuit and ruled in favor of dozens of women who allege serious and permanent injuries from the controversial birth control device.
BOISE, Idaho — A judge in Boise Idaho will reportedly allow claims of failure-to-warn against Essure birth control to continue.
LOS ANGELES — A California state judge has reportedly passed a motion to coordinate 55 cases filed against Bayer by women who claim Essure, the manufacturer’s permanent birth control device, caused them harm. Modern Healthcare first reported the motion Oct. 3. The mechanism of civil case coordination allows two or more cases that “share common questions of […]
VIRGINIA BEACH — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a black box warning for Essure while calling for a additional mandatory clinical trial, according to WVEC Virginia.
SAN ANTONIO — In a new development regarding the Essure debate, My San Antonio reported that protesters took to the Midland Federal Court House to heighten awareness of pending Essure litigation.
PITTSBURGH — What was supposed to be a safe and painless method of birth control for women is now plaguing thousands with debilitating pain and life-long physical damage, according to Pittsburgh Action News.