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Members of Congress Publish Letter Expressing Concern Over FDA’s Inaction on Essure

November 8, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Three members of Congress recently sent a letter (PDF) to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, M.D. expressing deep concerns over the FDA’s inaction on Essure. The FDA allowed this dangerous product to remain on the market on the condition that its manufacturer, Bayer, conduct a post-market safety study a year and a half ago. However, it…
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Bayer Stops Selling Essure in Europe

September 19, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Bayer announced on Monday, September 18 that they will no longer sell Essure, their permanent form of birth control, in Europe. While the pharmaceutical company claims that this decision is purely based on commercial reasons, the European Union had already suspended sales of this product three months ago in response to concerns over its safety. Medical experts have linked Essure…
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