Mirena IUD: Lawsuits Filed Against Bayer Concerning Side Effects


(PRWEB) February 12, 2013

Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz, an experienced medical device law firm, is evaluating legal claims stemming from the use of Bayers intrauterine device (IUD) Mirena. Product Liability Lawsuits concerning Mirena have been filed in recent months alleging that the medical device has caused severe personal injury. It is believed that the device can migrate from its original position after insertion.

The IUDs are advertised as a safe, effective form of birth control, but many women are alleging that the device has caused a variety of serious side effects that werent properly disclosed. In 2009, the FDA issued a warning to Bayer regarding their marketing of Mirena, which failed to disclose safety risks. Bayer was again reprimanded by the FDA in 2010 when it was discovered that Mirena representatives were traveling to consumers homes and overstating the efficacy of Mirena while minimizing the risks of using the IUD.

Mirena lawsuits have alleged that the Mirena IUD can cause the following health problems:

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