This article is designed to give additional information and the latest news for women who have suffered from gallstones and Yaz birth control. This highly marketed and often-prescribed hormonal contraceptive is promoted for relieving symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and premenstrual syndrome (PMS), as well as for preventing pregnancy.
Bayer makes Yaz. Each tablet contains the female hormones Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol.
A serious Yaz side effect is gallbladder disease. This health problem has been widely reported by women using this long used contraceptive. It should be noted that women are two times more likely than men to develop gallstones. In addition to gallstone disease, blood clots have also been linked to the Yaz birth control product.
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If you have suffered from Yaz birth control gallbladder problems, including gallbladder removal side effects, then you may hae a valid claim for filing a Yaz gallbladder lawsuit against the manufacturer. An attorney with experience in birth control litigation can help evaluate your claim.