Pharmaceutical company Bayer manufactured Yaz and Yasmin, birth control pills, which may cause serious and potentially life-threatening conditions.
The pills contain ethinyl estradiol, which is traditionally used in oral contraceptives, and a new type of progestin called “drospirenone,” which is not used in any other birth control pills approved in the United States. Drospirenone increases the risk of the following side effects:
In high risk patients, drospirenone may increase blood potassium levels, or hyperkalemia, a potentially fatal heart disrupting condition.
If you, or a loved one, was injured from taking Yaz birth control pills, please fill out and submit the contact form on this page for a free and confidential case evaluation or call us toll-free at (888) 997-5170.