Yasmin and Yaz, as well as the generic Ocella, are once-a-day pills used to prevent unwanted pregnancies. In addition, Yaz has been approved by the FDA as the only birth control pill that treats symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, a condition that causes severe emotional and physical problems around a women's menstrual cycle. While Yaz has become the country's best selling birth control pill, this popular contraceptive unfortunately has been linked to a number of life-threatening side effects.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious side effects, including heart problems, after using Yasmin, Yaz or Ocella, fill out our free, no risk case evaluation form.
Recent studies have shown that Yasmin isn't as safe as once believed. In particular, some studies show that women with certain risk factors have a much higher chance of developing serious Yaz side effects. Some side effects of Yaz and Yasmin include:
Other less serious side effects of Yaz and Yasmin include vomiting, dizziness, nausea, headache, urinary tract infection and diarrhea.
Because of the serious side effects associated with Yaz and Yasmin, a public interest group under the name Public Citizen has put this birth control pill on its "Do Not Use" drug list. The group has also sent letters to the FDA voicing their concerns about Yaz side effects.
The Yasmin side effect lawyers at Morgan and Morgan are dedicated to holding drug manufacturers responsible for the dangers their drugs pose to consumers. If you have developed serious side effects after taking Yasmin, Yaz or Ocella, contact our knowledgeable Yaz birth control lawyers today to find out if you qualify for a Yasmin lawsuit.