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Yaz Stories Are Horrific, Mothers are Losing Young Daughters to Yaz Blood Clots

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Yaz Helpline News

At the Yaz Birth Control Pills Helpline we speak to mothers who have lost their daughters to Yaz. This evening I spoke to a mother in Louisiana who lost her 21 year old daughter due to a Yaz Bloot clot and Heart attack. This is a young 21 year old woman with her entire life ahead of her. I do not think there is any lawsuit that can mend that kind of anguish and pain. Yaz is a Birth control pill that many young college girls were taking. Yaz has been the central focus of lawsuits against the manufacturer Bayer for causing Blood clots, Pulmonary Embolism, heart attacks and strokes.  Mothers across america are filing lawsuits for their daughters who have either suffered the effects of Yaz or who are no longer here to tell their Yaz story.

Yaz and Yasmin both contain drospirenone, a new type of progestin that is not found in any other birth control pills in the United States other than generic versions. This unique “fourth” generation progestin has been cited as the likely cause of many side effects of the birth control pills in Yaz blood clot lawsuit and Yasmin blood clot lawsuit complaints filed against Bayer by women throughout the United States.

In a study published in August 2009 in the British Medical Journal, researchers found that pills containing drospirenone, such as Yaz and Yasmin, may increase the risk of women developing blood clots to 6.3 times that of women not on birth control. By comparison, women who took birth control pills with the older progestin, levonorgestrel, had a much lower risk of blood clots on birth control.

Yaz Stories From Mothers who lost their Daughters to Yaz

A Tennesse College Student

"Leah told me that she was scared, and that she was tingling all over. I told her it was going to be okay, that me and daddy was coming," said Mayfield.

Leah's mom and dad did not make it in time. Leah died less than an hour later after the call.

"You go in the room and there's your child, your baby girl lying on the stretcher," said Mayfield as she wiped away tears.

Texas resident Carrie Caliman George filed a wrongful death lawsuit after her daughter allegedly experienced a Yaz pulmonary embolism. George’s daughter, Cheri Malvern, started taking Yaz in August 2005. In March 2009, she switched to Yaz generic Ocella. She continued using Ocella until 2010 when she suffered a pulmonary embolism. On December 15, 2011, Malvern died.

There are many more stories just like theis from across the U.S.

If you have a loved one who has been injured by Yaz call the yaz Helpline today

 

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