Birth Control Lawsuit could cost Bayer AG $2.75 Billion

Over the past five months Bayer AG, the makers of the birth control pills Yasmin, Yaz or Ocella, have settled about 651 U.S. lawsuites for $142 Million.  With an average of $218,000 per case Bayer AG could stand to lose over $2.75 Billion in settlements.  Don’t feel bad for Bayer AG…that translates to only two […]

Dangers of Yasmin/Yaz/Ocella

Yasmin is a type of birth control originally developed by Berlex Laboratories (a U.S. affiliate of Schering AG, Germany) that was first approved for use in 2001. In 2006, the drug company, Bayer, acquired Berlex and marketed a more recent version of Yasmin, called Yaz. Ocella is a generic version. Yasmin/YAZ/Ocella contains two types of […]