Mirena is an intra-uterine device (IUD) that offers hormonal birth control for up to five years. It is also used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. It is a T-shaped plastic device that is inserted into the uterus by a trained healthcare provider. Millions of women use IUDs, and there is currently no Mirena recall in effect. However, the FDA has been receiving — and continues to receive — daily reports about serious Mirena side-effects that cannot be ignored. That’s why McIntyre Law is following the situation closely and will bring a Mirena lawsuit for any woman eligible to receive compensation for injuries from Mirena side-effects.
The reason why women are suffering Mirena side-effects is because the device could dislodge from the original position at insertion. That means that it could migrate in a way that could perforate the uterus or become embedded. If that happens, a physician must surgically remove the device. In serious cases, women have required complete hysterectomies. The Mirena side-effects are even more severe if a woman becomes pregnant while using the device. When this happens, she could experience pregnancy loss or permanent loss of fertility.
Because there has not yet been a Mirena recall, the only recourse against the manufacturer is to bring a Mirena lawsuit. If you believe that you have suffered injury because of Mirena side-effects, call McIntyre Law today for a free consultation.
Mirena side-effects can have huge complications, which is why so many women are hoping that a Mirena recall will eventually happen. Here is just a short list of reported Mirena side-effects:
Presently, the FDA has not issued a Mirena recall, but it did issue a warning to Bayer, the manufacturer. The FDA has said that the manufacturer is “overstating the efficacy of Mirena” in the product’s literature that is given to doctors and patients, which means that the company has suggested that the risks and Mirena side-effects are minimal, when in fact they are much more serious than the manufacturer has led us to believe. Specifically, the materials don’t mention that untreated lower genital tract infections and conditions can occur as a result of increased susceptibility to pelvic infections.
About a third of doctors who responded to a survey by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have said that they believe that these devices are unsafe.
First things first: Your health is the most important part of this equation. If you have suffered or are suffering Mirena side-effects, visit your physician for more information or treatment. Then, contact Mirena lawsuit attorneys at McIntyre Law for expert advice and guidance. Our experienced staff will guide you through what you need to do to recover damages from the pharmaceutical companies that have left you injured. A Mirena lawsuit can seek recovery for pain, physical injury, suffering, medical expenses and lost wages. It’s our mission to help you succeed and be made whole again. We’ll provide you with a free consultation to explore your options. And, if the FDA does issue a Mirena recall, we’ll make sure that you are notified and compensated appropriately.
If you are not eligible for the Mirena lawsuit, you should be aware that several other products have been recalled. McIntyre Law is involved in more than just the Mirena lawsuit; we are also protecting the rights of those injured through the damaging effects of other drugs and products. If you’ve been injured by defective medical devices or drugs that include Zofran, Paxil, Xarelto, Actos, GranuFlo, an Incretin drug, Zofran, Invokana (SGLT2 inhibitors), or something else, contact McIntyre Law today. We can help!