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The FDA Should Remove Approval and Force Bayer to Withdraw Essure from the Market Now

February 26, 2016 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Thousands of women have reported serious problems due to a permanent birth control product called Essure. Essure is a spring-like device that is placed in a woman’s fallopian tubes by doctors to prohibit conception. Essure is sold by Bayer Pharmaceuticals. Yesterday, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro in the U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee called for the FDA to recall Essure from…
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Representative Accuses FDA, Bayer of Downplaying Essure® Side Effects

February 25, 2016 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Essure® is a form of permanent birth control that involves inserting metal coils in the fallopian tubes of a woman who no longer wants to have children. The metal coils force the fallopian tubes to form scar tissue around them making it so reproduction is not possible. Unfortunately, some women have still become pregnant even after having the coils inserted….
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