Ortho Evra Overview
What is the Ortho Evra birth control patch?
Users of the Ortho Evra patch have an increased risk of causing risky side
What is the problem with ORTHO EVRA?
Blood clots, strokes, heart damage, coma, death
Who is responsible?
FDA has logged 9,116 reports of adverse reactions to the ORTHO EVRA
What is being done?
The FDA approved updated labeling for the ORTHO EVRA birth control patch
What can your ORTHO EVRA injury lawyer do?
What are the grounds for an Ortho Evra law suit? Do you need a lawyer?
FAQs about the patch
How does the birth control patch work? Blood clots-Why dangerous?
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Could you be at risk for blood clots, heart problems, heart damage, stroke, or
death, from using the ORTHO EVRA birth control patch? Birth control patch side effects include Ortho Evra blood clots and Ortho Evra is associated with strokes.
ORTHO EVRA birth control is a weekly birth control patch. In November 2001, the first ever
weekly birth control patch was released into the marketplace and has since been
embraced my millions of enthusiastic women. In 2004, ORTH EVRA accounted for
more than 9.9 million prescriptions with sales topping $411 million. Howevever,
in November 2005, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a black box
warning label for the ORTHO EVRA birth control patch.
ORTHO EVRA Birth Control Overview and Ortho Evra information
The Ortho Evra blood clot risk for using the weekly birth control patch is increased by women who are
35 years or older, who smoke, and by having conditions associated with heart
attacks -- such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and certain
inherited conditions that increase the risk of blood clotting.
The most serious Ortho Evra side effects, from using the weekly Ortho Evra birth control patch, are
having a blood clot that starts in your legs or lungs move to your heart or
brain causing debilitating strokes, heart attacks, hemorrhage, and death. It is
important to tell your surgeon that you are using the birth control patch if
planning a major operation because of the significant risk on Ortho Evra blood clots. Since stroke is associated with Ortho Evra and stroke is a risk during surgery, this side effects information about Ortho Evra blood clots is very important to your surgeon.
What is ORTHO EVRA birth control? What are birth control patch side effects?
∙ ORTHO EVRA is a thin patch used for birth control.
∙ Once applied to the skin, the ORTHO EVRA patch releases a steady supply
of estrogen and progestin through the skin and into the bloodstream.
∙ ORTHO EVRA exposes you to 60% more estrogen than if you used a typical
birth control pill. Increased exposure may increase the risk of side effects.
Are you suffering from any of these devastating ORTHO EVRA side effects?
∙ Blood clot - Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
∙ Blood cloth - Pulmonary embolism (PE)
∙ The potential risk of developing endometrial and breast cancer,
gallbladder disease, and liver tumors.
∙ Click here for more ORTHO EVRA side effects.
Do you have an ORTHO EVRA side effects birth control patch lawsuit?
Have you or a family member been prescribed ORTHO EVRA and are suffering or have
suffered from life threatening side effects – or worse – death caused from using
the birth control patch? You may have an ORTHO EVRA lawsuit. Contact a
knowledgeable birth control patch lawyer for a FREE no-obligation consultation
today. Or call toll us free at 866-761-1385.