Yaz / Yasmin Drug Side Effects Class Action
QC Nov 22, 2009 [en]
Motion for Authorization
CONSUMER LAW GROUP has launched a Canada-wide class action lawsuit against the makers of the drug Yaz and Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol), manufactured by Bayer and Berlex, on behalf of individuals who have suffered from a condition known as hyperkalemia (an increase in potassium level in the blood), or problems related to the drugs’ diuretic qualities, or problems related to the drugs’ hormonal misbalance.
Hyperkalemia, diuretic issues, and hormonal imbalances can lead to the following health problems:
• Deep vein thrombosis
• Blood clots
• Pulmonary embolism
• Heart attacks
• Gallbladder problems and infections
• Liver failure
• Kidney failure
• Severe anxiety
• Sudden death
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The class action lawsuit identifies the group of affected persons as:
o All persons residing in Canada who have taken and/or purchased the drugs YAZ and/or YASMIN (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) since January 12th 2005 and their successors, assigns, family members, and dependants or any other group to be determined by the Court.
Alternately (or as a subclass)
o All persons residing in Quebec who have taken and/or purchased the drugs YAZ and/or YASMIN (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) since January 12th 2005 and their successors, assigns, family members, and dependants or any other group to be determined by the Court.
If you or a member of your family have used Yaz or Yasmin and suffered from deep vein thrombosis, blood clots, pulmonary embolism, heart attacks, stroke, gallbladder problems and infections, liver failure, kidney failure, severe anxiety, depression, sudden death or any other serious physical or psychological side effects or conditions while using Yaz or Yasmin, and you wish more information on potential compensation or to be kept advised of the status of the Yaz / Yasmin Drug Side Effects Class Action litigation or any resulting compensation resulting from the Yaz / Yasmin Drug Side Effects Lawsuit in Canada, Quebec or Ontario, please provide your contact information to our law firm using the below form.
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