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Brazil Removes Contraceptive Essure® from their Market

February 28, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Due to its maximum risk rating by Anvisa, the Essure® System, which is registered by the company Comercial Commed Produtos Hospitalares Ltda, has been removed from the Brazilian market. As of February 17 of this year, its importation, distribution, commercialization, use and dissemination have been suspended. Essure® has been known to cause changes in menstrual bleeding, chronic pain, perforation or…
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France Weighs in on Essure® after Brazil’s Decision to Ban the Contraceptive Device

February 28, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

With Brazil’s announcement to withdraw the Essure® device from its market, making it the first country to officially partake in this decidedly bold move to suspend its commercialization, France is now discussing its own stance on the controversial non-surgical and permanent contraceptive system. At least 120,000 women in France use the device, but some women have already taken a stance…
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