A Mirena recall has not been issued in the United States, but many are calling for this potentially dangerous medical device to be removed from the market after thousands of women have suffered serious and painful injuries as a result of implantation with this IUD. Mirena is an intrauterine device (IUD) which is inserted into a woman’s body to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Though Mirena has been aggressively advertised as a safe and convenient alternative to other birth control methods such as the pill, many women have suffered organ perforation, infection, and even infertility after being implanted with Mirena. Because of the high number of women who have suffered as a result of Mirena, concerned citizens from across the United States have petitioned the FDA for a Mirena recall.
Many injured women, their family members, their doctors, and other concerned citizens have called for a Mirena recall because they believe the risk of serious side effects and complications associated with this device is far too high. Though the FDA indicates that a Mirena recall is not currently under consideration, the regulatory agency did send a warning letter to Bayer, the maker of Mirena, in 2009 to chastise them for misleading and aggressive advertising of this IUD.
In Mirena lawsuits, many injured women claim that they would not have chosen to use Mirena for birth control had they been fully aware of the serious and sometimes permanent injuries that can occur during and after implantation with this device, such as:
The Mirena lawyers at Arentz Law Group, P.C. have seen first-hand the effects Mirena side effects can have on women and their families, and we are dedicated to helping these victims achieve justice. If you or a woman you love has been injured by Mirena, you could be entitled to financial compensation. To learn more about plaintiffs’ rights in Mirena lawsuits, contact us today to schedule your free legal consultation.