If you’re facing the struggles and pain of dealing with Essure, Bayer’s “permanent” birth control device, know that you are not alone. Join the Essure Problems Facebook group to find help, support and those who know and understand what you’re going through.
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Essure causes debilitating skin conditions. Tamara Pimentel shares her story of the painful, bleeding rashes she suffered for 3.5 years before realizing that the nickel in her Essure implants was the cause. Upon removal of the Essure coils, Tamara’s rash soon cleared.
Essure “permanent” birth control has an unacceptably high rate of placement failure, even when done by those with experience. Yet, the product was approved and this information was buried. Improper placement can result in organ perforation, among other things, and require surgery to remove the device.
The FDA granted fast track approval to Boeheringer’s latest drug offering, Praxbind. This new drug is the long-awaited antidote to new gen anticoagulant, Pradaxa. Preliminary clinical trials suggest an 89% efficacy rate within four hours of IV administration. This could be a life-saving tool for medical providers caring for patients on Pradaxa, a drug known for its high risk of uncontrollable and even fatal belleding events.
The failure rate of “permanent” birth control implant, Essure, is several times that which is advertised by Bayer, its maker. In fact, it is several times that of tubal ligation, the surgical procedure Essure was meant to replace.
Despite hundreds of lawsuits and mind-bogglingly huge settlements, Big Pharma doesn’t seem inclined to clean up its act and produce drugs that are actually safe. None of the current activities seem to matter to the industry. Here’s a look at why suing Big Pharma isn’t changing anything.
Dr. Julio Novoa, OG/GYN, takes a moment to detail Bayer’s untrustworthy “profits over patients” history as well as provide data on the Essure implantable “permanent” birth control device. The video explains the massive campaign of untruth maintained by Bayer regarding the safety and efficacy of the Essure product.
Brandi Casey, a former model and Essure victim, bravely speaks out about her experience with this dangerous medical device. She suffers from metal toxicity and a host of other adverse effects caused by Essure. Yet it’s maker, Bayer, and the FDA continue to tout it as a safe product.
An independent watchdog group, the Project on Government Oversight (POGO), found that the FDA’s approval of anti-coagulant drug Pradaxa was flawed. The POGO report details many poor decisions and conflicts of interest on the FDA’s part as it gave Boehringer, Pradaxa’s maker, several accommodations.