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Have you experienced serious side effects from NuvaRing?

NuvaRing®Birth Control – Nationwide Claims Assistance

NuvaRing is a low-estrogen contraceptive device manufactured by Organon USA, Inc. and was approved in October 2001 by the FDA for sale in the U.S.

NuvaRing prevents pregnancy by providing a steady level of the female hormones estrogen and a form of progestin, desogestrel.  The hormones are released into the bloodstream and absorbed through the vaginal wall.  Each ring is used for one cycle, comprising 3 weeks continuous use of the ring followed by a 1-week ring-free period.

NuvaRing has recently been linked to serious, life-threatening side effects including blood clots (venous thromboembolic events) in women.  The FDA acknowledged this risk back in November 1995 that, “new studies indicate about a two-fold increase in the risk of venous blood clots associated with products containing desogestrel.”

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If you or a loved one currently use this product you should see your Doctor.  It is also important to speak to your Doctor immediately about any pre-existing conditions that you have that are blood-related.

If you or a loved one has suffered from serious side effects of NuvaRing birth control like a blood clot, stroke or heart attack you need to contact us immediately so we can evaluate your claim.

We have worked with many individuals and families who have been injured by dangerous drugs.  No matter where you are, we offer Nationwide assistance dedicated to helping you and your family receive the compensation you deserve. 

Most recently……

Third generation contraceptives containing desogestrel have recently come under fire due to the increased risk of blood clots.  In April 2008 more than 50 lawsuits were filed in Essex County, New Jersey against the pharmaceutical company Organon asserting that NuvaRing caused a stroke-induced death, cases of pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung), and other serious blood clot related injuries in women using this contraceptive vaginal ring.


Side effects of NuvaRing can increase depending on several risk factors.  Those risk factors that increase the side effects are:

1.                Women over age 35

2.                Smoking more than 15 cigarettes a day

3.                Diabetes

4.                High levels of blood cholesterol or fat

WARNING SIGNS of more serious side effects may include:

Sharp chest pain, coughing blood, or sudden shortness of breath (possible clot in the lung)

Pain in the calf (back of lower leg; possible clot in the leg)

Crushing chest pain or heaviness in the chest (possible heart attack)

Sudden severe headache or vomiting, dizziness or fainting, problems with vision or speech, weakness, or numbness in an arm or leg (possible stroke)

Sudden partial or complete loss of vision (possible clot in the eye)

Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice), especially with fever, tiredness, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, or light colored bowel movements (possible liver problems)

Severe pain, swelling, or tenderness in the abdomen (gallbladder or liver problems)

Sudden fever (usually 102°F or more), vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, fainting, or a sunburn-like rash on the face or body (possibe toxic shock syndrome)

Breast lumps (possible breast cancer or benign breast disease)

Difficulty in sleeping, weakness, lack of energy, fatigue, or a change in mood (possible severe depression)

If you used the NuvaRing birth control and have experienced any side effects, see your doctor for a medical evaluation.

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If you have been injured or lost a love one from the dangerous side effects of NuvaRing, contact us immediately.  No fees unless we recover compensation for you.  Finding the right personal injury lawyer should not cost you any money.  Contact us today at 1-800-913-6376.

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