The intrauterine contraceptive device Mirena® can shift inside the body causing serious side effects.
Manufactured by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mirena® is a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) that is used as a form of birth control. The IUD is a soft, flexible, T-shaped piece of plastic that contains the hormone levonorgestrel. Mirena® is a long-acting reversible contraceptive lasting up to 5 years, and has to be inserted and removed by a qualified medical professional. The device releases 20 micrograms per day and eventually declines to 14 grams after 5 years — less than oral contraceptives that contain 150 micrograms.
Some women have experienced serious adverse side-effects and potentially life-threatening complications following the implantation of the Mirena® device, including:
- Perforation of the Uterine Wall
- Migration of the IUD to Outside the Uterus
- Expulsion of the Mirena IUD
- Complications that Result in Surgery to Remove Mirena IUD
If you or a loved one suffered from side effects or complications caused by Mirena® IUD, conatct the Steinberg Law Firm P.C. at 888-529-4688 or email email@example.com.
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Consult A Doctor On Medical Issue
The Steinberg law firm does not intend, by this website or otherwise, to dissuade anyone from taking medication without their doctors’ approval. Please consult your doctor, not your lawyer, on matters relating to your health. It could be dangerous to stop taking medicines, especially abruptly. Patients should talk to their physicians to decide whether the benefits and risks of using Mirena® make it the right choice for them.