Why Was Essure Taken Off The Market in The United States

    Bayer announced on Friday that they were taking Essure, a form of permanent contraceptive, off the US market. This ends a year-long battle with patients over a class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit involved up to 16,000 patients who are dealing with medical issues surrounding Essure’s implant. Patients dealt with autoimmune disorders, Essure fusing with their pelvic area, and perforation of the […]

    The Dangers of Pradaxa Use

    When the anticoagulant drug Pradaxa was first released in 2010, many people in the medical community were thrilled. According to studies, there was promise that the blood thinner Pradaxa would be a better fit for patients who needed blood thinners than Warfarin. Blood thinners are used for a variety of reasons, but most commonly, they are used for patients who […]