Our firm is now accepting cases involving YAZ, YASMIN, OCELLA (birth control pills). These drugs may be linked to Blood Clots, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Heart Attack and even Death. If you or someone you know has been injured while taking one of these drugs call our offices today at 1-800-Now-Hurt.
What are YAZ, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Zarah, Loryna, Syeda, Beyaz, and Safyral?
YAZ, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Zarah, Loryna, Syeda, Beyaz, and Safyral are the only birth control pills, or oral contraceptives, to contain drospirenone (DRSP).
YAZ, Yasmin, Beyaz, and Safyral are manufactured by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Yasmin was originally made by Berlex Laboratories, which was acquired by Bayer in 2006.
Ocella is a generic version of Yasmin. Gianvi is a generic version of YAZ. The Ocella and Gianvi birth control pills are from Teva Pharmaceuticals and Barr Laboratories.
Zarah, another generic version of Yasmin, is made by Watson Pharmaceuticals.
Loryna, a generic version of YAZ, and Syeda, a generic version of Yasmin, are made and sold by Sandoz, Inc.
Each of these birth control pills contain ethinyl estradiol and the progestin drospirenone (DRSP). These DRSP oral contraceptives have also been associated with adverse side effects such as:
- Blood Clots
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
- Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
- Cerebrovascular Accidents (CVA)
- Heart Attack
- Myocardial Infarction
- Gallbladder Disease / Injury (cholecystitis)
- Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy)