Yaz is a type of birth control pill that is often prescribed to women. Yaz or Yasmin works by altering hormone levels such as estrogen levels. The pill was originally marketed as a safe contraceptive option, but over the years, thousands of cases have been filed in connection with Yaz injuries and side effects. Most of these side effects and health concerns are connected with a synthetic hormone in the product called drospirenone.
Yaz side effects and injuries may include:
Most of these side-effects are common to many birth control and hormone regulation pills. However, recent studies have discovered more serious side effects and conditions associated with Yaz, including:
Most of these serious effects are due to the Yaz products increasing blood potassium levels.
Injuries can sometimes require a legal claim for reimbursement. Filing a claim for Yaz injuries can sometimes lead to a damages award. This will help cover costs such as additional medical expenses and costs of other medicines. Some Yaz cases have involved medical malpractice, such as where a doctor negligently prescribes Yaz to a patient when they should not have. Claims may also involve faulty or defective products.
Injuries from Yaz can be serious, even life-threatening. You may wish to hire a lawyer if you need help filing a legal claim. Your attorney can provide you with legal advice and can help you file your claim. Also, if you need to appear in court, your attorney can represent you during the formal hearings.
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