803, 2018

FDA Chief Provides “Update” On Essure Safety Surveillance

By |March 8th, 2018|Categories: Essure|0 Comments

In a personal letter sure to infuriate women's health advocates, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, head of the US Food & Drug Administration, has provided an "update" on the federal agency's efforts to regulate Essure, a permanent [...]

102, 2018

French Essure Study Stirs Controversy Over Birth Control Implant’s Side Effects

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: Essure|0 Comments

A major new safety study has intensified the ongoing debate over Essure, a controversial birth control implant that tens of thousands of women blame for debilitating side effects and extreme pain. New Study Sparks Controversy [...]

1501, 2018

Scottish Essure Patients File Suit Against Bayer

By |January 15th, 2018|Categories: Essure|0 Comments

A group of Scottish women have joined the international litigation against Essure, a controversial birth control implant linked to severe side effects and costly, life-altering revision procedures. To date, seven women from Scotland have joined [...]

501, 2018

Missouri Supreme Court Rules Against 85 Essure Lawsuit Plaintiffs

By |January 5th, 2018|Categories: Essure|0 Comments

On December 19, 2017, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled in favor of multinational pharmaceutical conglomerate Bayer, setting back the efforts of 92 Essure patients, the vast majority of whom do not live in Missouri, to [...]

1912, 2017

Despite State Law, Only 1 In 10 California Pharmacies Prescribe Birth Control

By |December 19th, 2017|Categories: Essure|0 Comments

A 2013 law passed in California allows girls and women to access birth control at pharmacies, without first receiving a doctor's prescription. And when the legislation was passed, some public health advocates argued that removing [...]

1112, 2017

Missouri Appeals Court Reinstates Essure Lawsuit Against Bayer

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Essure|0 Comments

A Missouri Court of Appeals ruled against Bayer on December 5, 2017, holding that a lower court had incorrectly dismissed the Essure lawsuit filed by a 33-year-old woman who experienced chronic pain after receiving the [...]

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