Posts Tagged ‘Yaz’

  • Conflicts of interest reported for FDA panel that signed off on Yaz birth control drug Wednesday, January 11, 2012 � by jg

    Washington Monthly blog: An investigation by journalists found some members of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee of medical experts that looked into the potential dangers of the Bayer birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin had potential conflicts of interest.

  • FDA advisers recommend stronger warnings for Yaz, Yasmin birth control pills Friday, December 9, 2011 � by jg

    Washington Post: Members of two U.S. Food and Drug Administration committees voted that the labels now on the pills don’t provide adequate warning about the pills’ potential for causing blood clots.

  • Former FDA head says Bayer withheld data about Yasmin Monday, December 5, 2011 � by jg

    Bloomberg: David Kessler says in court documents that the pharmaceutical giant withheld information that users of the company’s Yasmin birth control pills had increased reports of blood clots.

  • Yaz contraceptive continues to generate lawsuits Monday, July 11, 2011 � by jg

    Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger: Bayer Healthcare allegedly did not provide adequate warnings about the health risks associated with the oral contraceptive, which has been lamed for causing blood clots, heart attacks and strokes.

  • Lawsuits mount against Yaz, Yasmin Tuesday, April 27, 2010 � by jg

    Los Angeles Times: Dr. Sidney Wolfe, founder and director of the nonprofit advocacy group Public Citizen’s Health Research Group, says, “There is reason to be concerned, I believe, about both of them.”

  • Yaz lawsuit filed by woman with gallbladder failure Thursday, March 18, 2010 � by jg

    San Mateo Daily Times: A California woman has filed suit against Bayer Phamaceuticals, claiming she suffered gallbladder failure as a result of taking the company’s Yasmin birth control pills.