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“Physicians tell us they are working on how best to remove Essure,” says member of Essure Support Group
December 5, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Moline, IL: To give some idea of the damage Essure has done, Amanda’s support group—Essure Problems-- has grown from 250 women when she joined to over 35,000 members. “We have physicians visit our Facebook page, telling us they once implanted the device and are now trying to perfect their removal technique,” she says.Read [ “Physicians tell us they are working on how best to remove Essure,” says member of Essure Support Group ]
November 8, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Decatur, IL: Litigation involving Essure is taking its toll on Bayer. In less than a year, the permanent birth control device manufacturer has seen lawsuits more than double, and it has been removed from every global market, except in the U.S.Read [ Bayer Reports Spike in Essure Lawsuits and Congress Questions FDA ]
October 10, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Richmond, VA: Bayer has stopped selling its Essure outside of the U.S. citing “lack of interest” and “commercial reasons”. But those reasons may not be quite accurate. Many countries have banned the permanent sterilization device due to product and safety concerns. So, why is it safe for women in America?Read [ Bayer Bans Essure Outside US, Is FDA Lagging? ]
September 26, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC: Bayer has announced that it is taking its female sterilization device, Essure, off the market in all countries where it is currently marketed and sold, except the US. The company said it was taking this action due to commercial reasons, and not because of allegations of side effects associated with the device.Read [ Bayer Pulls Essure Birth Control Device From All Countries Except US ]
July 31, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, An in-depth investigative piece in the Washington Post highlights the considerable adverse health effects, even pregnancies, that thousands of women have experienced and continue to experience as a result of having Bayer’s Essure contraceptive devices implanted.Read [ Women Speak Out About Essure Health Problems ]
July 13, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Paris, FR: While Essure lawsuits are being filed in France, Canada and the US on behalf of women who have suffered complications from the permanent birth control device (and at least one death in France), gynecologists say a “small minority of women” are requesting removal. But what constitutes a small minority?Read [ Essure Sales Decline as Complaints Increase and ObGyn Tips for Removal ]
June 15, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Cleveland, OH: Brazil found Essure such a risk that it’s national health agency banned the permanent sterilization device this past February. Finland is the second country to follow suit. Given the fact that thousands of women have been seriously injured by Essure, isn’t it time the U.S. followed these two forward-thinking countries?Read [ Essure Banned in Another Country, Essure Victim in US wants it Banned Worldwide ]
May 18, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Attorney Max Kennerly Takes Sides against Essure ]
Philadelphia, PA More and more women are coming forward with complaints and complications related to the use of Bayer’s Essure contraceptive device.
April 10, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Boston, MA:Since Bayer won’t withdraw Essure from the market in the wake of Brazil’s recent news and instead potentially harm more women, perhaps its financial woes might be more convincing.Read [ Mounting Essure Lawsuits Amount to Decline in Bayer’s Sales ]
March 20, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: Brazil’s National Health Agency has banned sales and recalled Essure, and advocacy groups worldwide are pressuring their governments to follow suit.Read [ Brazil Recalls Essure and Note to Bayer: Share the Knowledge ]
- Essure or Hysterectomy—the Latter May Be Preferable By Jane Mundy (Feb-27-17)
- Essure: Women Helping Women By Jane Mundy (Jan-13-17)
- Essure Injury Lawsuits Moving Forward By Jane Mundy (Dec-13-16)
- Essure Contraceptive Gets Black Box Warning By Lucy Campbell (Nov-16-16)
- Good News for Essure Plaintiffs By Jane Mundy (Nov-15-16)
- Essure Cases Get the Go Ahead in California By Brenda Craig (Aug-15-16)
- Essure Cases Can Proceed in California By Lucy Campbell (Aug-5-16)
- Regret Is One of Many Essure Side Effects By Jane Mundy (Dec-13-15)