Bayer Sets Aside $1.5 Billion for Essure Lawsuit Settlements
Bayer has set aside nearly $1.5 billion as it tries to pay settlements in approximately 32,000 Essure lawsuits.
Essure Birth Control Linked to 15,000 Adverse Events Last Year
Bayer's controversial sterilization implant Essure was linked to over 15,000 adverse event reports in 2019. The most common reports involved surgery to remove Essure, chronic pain, and menstrual irregularities.
Bayer Facing Over 18,000 Essure Lawsuits
Bayer is facing lawsuits from over 18,000 women who were injured by Essure, a controversial birth control implant that is linked to severe side effects.
FDA Restricts Sales of Essure Birth Control Implant
The FDA restricted sales of Bayer's permanent sterilization birth control implant Essure after receiving more than 10,000 complaints.
Essure Birth Control Recalled in Australia
Bayer's permanent sterilization device Essure was recalled and pulled off the Australian market following numerous reports of severe injuries.
Bayer Pulls Essure Sterilization Device Off Market in Canada
Bayer's controversial sterilization implant Essure will no longer be sold in Canada.
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.
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.
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.
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.