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FDA Takes New Measures to Inform Women of Essure Risks

In April 2018, a national movement of women suffering from painful side effects caused by Essure achieved two major victories: On April 9th, the FDA ruled that health care providers can no longer implant Essure unless the doctor and patient review and sign an FDA-approved document outlining the risks. The following week, the FDA announced new...
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Women in Scotland Sue Essure Birth Control Maker After Becoming Pregnant or Experiencing Severe Pain

Nine Scottish women are suing the makers of birth control device Essure after becoming pregnant post-implantation. The device was billed as a simple and safe procedure and an alternative to sterilization, yet many of the women claimed to have experienced excruciating pain, bloating, bleeding and infections. Moreover, the women who became pregnant...
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Women Continue to Suffer Complications from Essure

I went from being a mum who was doing everything with her children, to a mum that was stuck in bed unable to move without pain, at some points being suicidal,” recalls Laura Linkson, mother of three, who suffered severe complications from permanent contraceptive device Essure. Laura was...
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