The fight for market share frequently means that new birth control products aren’t adequately tested, don’t carry the right warnings on their labels and pose risks no woman wants to face.
Popular contraceptive Mirena has been under legal fire for some years thanks to uterine perforations, but a new, serious side effect has been taking the center stage.
Over recent years, many lawsuits have been filed against major birth control manufacturers like Bayer thanks to the development of pseudotumor cerebri, a condition that causes pressure in the brain to rise.
Pseudotumor cerebri, also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension, is a neurological condition that occurs when pressure builds in the skull. …
Mirena is an intrauterine device (IUD) that’s especially popular with women who’ve already have children.