Colorado Opens Birth Control Access By Allowing Pharmacists To Write Prescriptions

Colorado has become the third state to allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control, dramatically expanding access to contraceptive methods for the State's 2.5 million women. Oregon and California opened access using similar laws in January 2016 and April 2016 respectively. Implanted devices, like Essure, are not being covered by any of these state-level programs. Colorado's [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

EU Member States Recall Essure Implants After Ireland-Led License Suspension

Want to share our Essure infographic on your own site? Just copy and paste the code below: </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=''><img src='' alt='Essure Sales Halted In European Union' width='750px' height='722px' border='0' /></a></p> <p> Essure sales throughout the European Union have been suspended for at least three months, according [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Missouri Judge Dismisses Out-Of-State Plaintiffs In Essure Lawsuit

A Missouri federal judge has stripped 86 plaintiffs from an Essure lawsuit that combined the claims of dozens of women in the US District Court for Eastern Missouri, according to medical reporting service Mass Device. 86 Plaintiffs Dismissed From Missouri Essure Lawsuit In a ruling issued on July 14, 2017, Judge Carol Jackson held that [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Finnish Study Confirms High Rate Of Re-Operation In Essure Patients

Feel free to share our Essure infographic on your own site. Just copy and paste the code below: </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=''><img src='' alt='Finnish Essure Re-Operation Study' width='750px' height='690px' border='0' /></a></p> <p> A new Finnish study has confirmed early fears that women who receive Essure contraceptive implants are [...]

By |July 3rd, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Essure Sales, Distribution Discontinued In Canada & UK

</p><br /><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p><br /><br /> <p><a href=''><img src='' alt='Bayer Withdraws Essure From 4 Markets' width='750px' height='610px' border='0' /></a></p><br /><br /> <p> Dominoes continue to fall for Bayer, the German multinational healthcare company behind birth control implant Essure. Last week, we wrote about the corporation's decision to discontinue [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Declining Sales Force Bayer To Withdraw Essure In Finland, Netherlands

Multinational healthcare conglomerate Bayer has decided to withdraw its birth control implant Essure in Finland, according to a new press release published on the company's foreign website. A similar market withdrawal is expected in the Netherlands, reports from Dutch medical sources suggest. "Business Reasons" End Essure Sales In Finland Bayer says the controversial device's removal from the [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Women Gather For Essure Rallies Coast To Coast

Women around the country gathered together on Saturday, May 6, 2017 to hold a series of rallies against German conglomerate Bayer and its birth control implant Essure. Essure Protests Held Across The Country From Houston and Raleigh to San Diego and Jacksonville, hundreds of patients joined forces in front of city halls and federal courthouses to [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Essure|1 Comment

Combination Birth Control Pill May Decrease Quality Of Life

A new study out of Stockholm says that women who use birth control pills may live at an increased risk for ill health and poor quality of life. No increase in depressive symptoms, however, was observed, providing a measure of calm to scientists who have suspected that oral contraceptives can increase the rate depression diagnoses [...]

By |May 4th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

French Officials Order Expert Committee To Examine Essure’s Risk – Benefit Profile

France's national health agency has created a special panel of independent medical experts to review the benefit - risk profile of Essure, Top Santé reports. Women around the world say the birth control implant, a product manufactured by German healthcare conglomerate Bayer, leads to debilitating pain, abnormal menstruation and a host of other adverse side [...]

By |April 17th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills Gain Ground In Maryland

Maryland's General Assembly has passed a law that will allow pharmacies to sell oral contraceptives - birth control pills - without a physician's prescription. According to CBS Baltimore, the bill is now headed to Governor Larry Hogan for a final signature, having already passed the State's Senate. Maryland Steps Closer To OTC Contraceptive Pills Sponsored by [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments
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