What is NuvaRing?
NuvaRing is a popular contraceptive device in the United States. It is a prescription-only contraceptive vaginal ring manufactured by Merck (formerly Schering-Plough) that contains a combination of desogestrel and estrogen homones. It was approved for use in the United States in 2002 and is used by approximately 1.5 million women worldwide today. It is alleged that NuvaRing has caused numerous serious and potentially life-altering side effects.
The Adverse Effects of NuvaRing
Side effects that may be a result of NuvaRing use include increased risk of:
- pulmonary embolism;
- blood clots;
- venous thrombosis;
- strokes; and
- heart attacks.
These injuries can lead to permanent organ damage and possibly amputation or even death.
If you have used NuvaRing and you have one or more of side effects listed above, you have the option of pursuing a NuvaRing Lawsuit.
Do I have a NuvaRing Lawsuit?
Slater Slater Schulman LLP is currently assisting plaintiffs in pursuing NuvaRing lawsuits with injuries including Nuvaring pulmonary embolisms and Nuvaring blood clots. Our firm handles litigation related to these injuries nationwide.
If you or someone you love has used NuvaRing and has suffered from any of the side effects listed above, contact Slater Slater Schulman LLP for a free consultation by filling out the form on this page or by calling us at (800) 251-6990.