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Essure FDA Warnings

Bayer Pulls Essure Sterilization Device Off Market in Canada

Bayer's controversial sterilization implant Essure will no longer be sold in Canada.

/ July 21, 2017
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FDA Reports 10,000 Essure Injuries and 30 Deaths

The FDA has updated their ongoing safety review of Essure, a permanent sterilization implant made by Bayer. Essure is now linked to more than 10,000 reports of serious injuries and dozens of deaths.

/ April 21, 2017

Essure Recalled in Brazil Due to Safety Risks

Brazil has banned sales and recalled Essure, a non-surgical sterilization device linked to 10,000 injuries. No recalls have been issued by the FDA, despite 900 lawsuits and a massive grassroots campaign in the United States.

/ February 22, 2017
Essure FDA Warnings

Essure Safety Concerns Remain After FDA Updates Warnings

Thousands of women have spent years trying to get Essure off the market due to safety risks. Instead of a recall, FDA has strengthened warning labels and created an optional "Patient Decision" checklist.

/ November 24, 2016
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FDA Finalizes Essure “Black Box” Warning Label

The FDA has recommended stronger warnings about the risks of Essure, a sterilization device made by Bayer that has been linked to over 9,900 reports of problems.

/ November 1, 2016
FDA Investigates Essure Safety Studies

FDA: No Evidence of Data Fraud in Essure Studies

The FDA found changes on the forms from the original clinical trials, but could not find evidence that they were purposely modified to reflect more favorably on Essure.

/ September 13, 2016

Nearly 100 Women Join Essure Lawsuit

An Essure lawsuit has been filed in Illinois on behalf of 98 women who experienced severe side effects.

/ August 11, 2016

Essure Lawyers Request MDL to Centralize Lawsuits

Lawyers spearheading the Essure litigation have asked judges to centralize dozens of lawsuits involving 1,000 injured women into one federal court.

/ July 29, 2016

Thousands of Women Injured by Essure Birth Control

Bayer is facing several lawsuits after more than 5,000 women were injured by Essure birth control.

/ May 26, 2016