Yasmin, Yaz & Ocella

Yasmin®, Yaz®, and Ocella® can cause side effects that include blood clots, stroke, heart attack, and death

Oral contraceptives Yasmin, Yaz, and Ocella have been linked to life threatening side effects. Yasmin class action lawsuits and individual cases are currently being reviewed throughout the US. If you or someone you love has suffered injury from taking Yasmin, Yaz, or Ocella, you should contact us for a free case evaluation today. Financial compensation may be available if you or a loved one has taken Yasmin or Yaz and suffered:

  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
  • Kidney Damage
  • Pancreatitis
  • Blood Clot in the lung, brain, or leg
  • Gallbladder Disease or removal
  • Death

Yasmin is a fourth generation combination oral contraceptive containing a newer synthetic hormone called drospirenone. Yasmin, also marketed as Yaz and sold as the generic Ocella, was aggressively marketed to women in the United States for its use in regulating periods, treating premenstrual syndrome, acne reduction, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

Yaz and Yasmin side effects can result from changes in the blood clotting system. Yasmin problems including blood clots, heart attacks, and strokes have been associated with the synthetic hormone in Yasmin called drospirenone. Yaz and Yasmin blood clot side effects include Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. The two main types of Yasmin strokes are ischemic stroke (caused by a blockage) and hemorrhagic stroke (caused by bleeding). Other severe Yasmin side effects include gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, and Kidney Damage.

If you or someone you care about has taken Yasmin, Yaz, or Ocella and developed any side effects caused by Yasmin, you should contact one of our birth control litigation attorneys. An experienced Yasmin attorney will review your Yasmin side effect claim for free and inform you of your rights to financial compensation.

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