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2011-12-09 20:05:00

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, a National Law Firm, Urges the FDA to Follow the Recommendation of its Outside Experts and Immediately Update the Labels of Yaz, Yasmin and Other Drospirenone Birth Control Pills with Stronger Warnings Regarding Their Association with a Higher Risk of Blood Clots New York, New York (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Parker Waichman Alonso LLP urges the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to accept the recommendation of its outside advisors to update the labels for...

FDA Considers Blood Clot Warning On Birth Control Pill Yaz
2011-12-07 14:01:11

The Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that they are leaning towards adding new information about the risk of blood clots to labels of birth control pills. The FDA said there is conflicting evidence about the risk, but the information should still appear in labeling used by doctors and patients. "We believe that, because of the consistency in recent reports for an increased risk, product labeling should reflect that very real possibility," the FDA said. The agency will ask...

2011-12-06 21:25:00

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. Raises Questions about Yaz and Yasmin Ahead of the FDA Meeting (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 The Food and Drug Administrationâs (FDA) primary responsibility is to ensure that all medications it evaluates and approves are safe for public use. The pharmaceutical companies presumably extensively research and test new medications and provide this data to the FDAâs Center for Drug Evaluation Research (CDER). Unfortunately, the CDER conducts no...

2011-11-28 22:58:23

Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology includes largest single patient population study to date on placement success, patient follow-up Researchers have published the largest single patient population study to date on a method for following patients with retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters–devices used to keep blood clots from traveling to the lungs. This study, which is important for individuals with IVC filters and their doctors, supports existing guidelines...

2011-11-09 16:40:00

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. explains the findings of another recent study revealing the significant risk of developing dangerous blood blots associated with birth control pills such as Yaz and Yasmin. (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 The Canadian Medical Association Journal released a study of 330,000 Israeli women indicating that blood clots were more likely for those who were taking Yaz and Yasmin, which are birth control pills that contain the synthetic hormone drospirenone, reported attorney David...

2011-11-08 06:47:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Drospirenone-containing oral birth control pills are linked to a significantly higher risk of blood clots, both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, according to this study. All oral contraceptives are associated with a higher risk of blood clots, but there is conflicting information about the risk of adverse events with drospirenone. Many previous studies have evaluated risks of second- and third-generation contraceptives, which both contain derivatives...

2011-11-07 16:50:40

The use of drospirenone-containing oral birth control pills is linked to a significantly higher risk of blood clots, both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, according to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. All oral contraceptives are associated with a higher risk of blood clots, but there is conflicting information about the risk of adverse events with drospirenone. Many previous studies have evaluated risks of second- and third-generation contraceptives,...


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