Essure® is a device marketed as “the only permanent birth control with a non-surgical procedure” by Bayer. An Essure® implantation involves the insertion of a device, resembling a metal spring, into a woman’s fallopian tubes for the purpose of permanently preventing pregnancy.
What injuries are associated with Essure® use?
Numerous injuries are associated with Essure® use, including:
• Migration of the device
• Serious infections
• Nickel poisoning
• Skin rash
• Hair loss
• Liver disease
• Autoimmune disorders (e.g. lupus, psoriasis)
• Chronic and/or severe pain
• Irregular menstruation, including prolonged or heavy menstruation and severe menstruation pain
• Cramping, bloating, and/or nausea when not menstruating
• Bladder infections
• Headaches and/or migraines
• Hormonal changes and/or premature menopause
• Weight fluctuations
• Unintended pregnancy
What can you do if you have been harmed by your Essure® device?
The attorneys at Andrus Anderson LLP have a proven success record of holding medical device manufacturers responsible when the products they manufacture harm consumers.
Individuals who have had an Essure® device implanted and suffered injuries like those described above may be entitled to compensation from the manufacturer.
If you or a loved one has had an Essure® device implanted and suffered these kind of injuries, contact Andrus Anderson LLP now for a free, no-obligation, confidential case evaluation.