Furthermore, the jury in this case, found J & J and Imerys guilty of negligence. Also, they found the company negligent for failure to warn of the risks of talc for genital use. Finally, the jury found J & J guilty of concealment. They found Imerys liable for conspiracy.
Concerns about the safety of the birth control implant manufactured by Bayer have been increasing since its FDA approval in November 2002 and until May 31, 2015 there have been approximately 5,039 complaints of which were mostly voluntary about Essure complications. The advisory committee suggested obtaining more accurate safety data including the patient registry and new clinical studies on safety and the effectiveness of the device.
Canadian officials have also issued a warning about other potential effects. There is also a risk of developing Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, or TEN and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, or SJS, both of which could be fatal.
If you or a loved one took orlistat or one of its brand names and suffered weakness or organ damage, it may be due to manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline or a distributor not properly labeling the risks. Contact a lawyer today and ask for a free consultation if you think you have a case.
Perhaps the most important aspect of such a procedural change is the public perception shift away from such products as being harmless. A recent CDC report stated that nicotine exposure incidents to poison control centers skyrocketed from .3% of all cases in 2010 to over 41% in 2014.
There have also been issues of women not only becoming pregnant while using Mirena, but developing an ectopic pregnancy. If the pregnancy is miscarried, there is a severe risk of permanent fertility loss.