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Essure Sales Officially Over in U.S.

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Bayer Officially Stops Sales of Essure in United States Bayer has officially stopped selling the Essure birth control implant in the United States, the last country to stop selling the controversial device.  Bayer said their decision to stop sales of Essure was due to declining sales in the U.S., although they still stand by the safety and effectiveness of Essure.  The U.S. is the last country where Essure is still being sold.  Over 16,000 lawsuits have been filed by women who were injured, Bayer reported earlier this year, claiming they were not warned of the risk of side effects. Essure was approved in...

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Essure Fetal Deaths Lead to Rise in Lawsuits

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A growing number of reports are linking Bayer Healthcare’s popular permanent birth control device, Essure, with serious complications including Essure fetal deaths. Essure is a form of permanent birth control approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002. Essure devices are made up of two metal coils which, during the procedure, are inserted into a woman’s fallopian tubes. The coils are allowed to set for a few months, allowing the tissue to grow in around them. At this point, once the tissue has grown in completely, the fallopian tubes are blocked entirely, intended to prevent pregnancy. The Essure device...

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