Mirena PTC Lawsuit – News

The Mirena® IUD has been linked to Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC) and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH).

Mirena Lawsuits

The Mirena® intrauterine device (IUD) was approved by the FDA in 2000 as a form of birth control. Since then, thousands of lawsuits against Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the device’s manufacturer, have called the IUD’s effectiveness into question.

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Risk of intracranial hypertension with intrauterine levonorgestrel

Contraceptive medications are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of medications used by young women. While the majority of women use oral contraceptives as the main method of contraception, a considerable proportion opt to use other forms of contraceptive delivery including intrauterine delivery of contraceptive medications. Levonorgestrel is a second-generation progestin that is available both as oral and intrauterine formulations. The intrauterine form of levonorgestrel (IUL) is marketed as Mirena® in North America.

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Over 100 Mirena® Brain Injury Lawsuits Centralized in New York

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) issued a transfer order on April 6 to centralize all federal Mirena® brain injury lawsuits nationwide into one federal court in New York. The JPML refused to centralize 9 lawsuits in early 2014. Lawyers made another request in January 2017 and finally convinced the JPML that there were enough cases to justify consolidation.

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Does Bayer’s Mirena® Cause Pseudotumor Cerebri?

There is a new $64,000 question in legal circles this summer. It involves a wildly popular form of birth control and an incredibly awful potential side effect. What is that question? Simply put, does Bayer’s Mirena® cause pseudotumor cerebri?

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