Many women who suffered arterial events such as strokes or heart attacks have been waiting since 2009 for Bayer to come to the negotiating table. The women claim that Bayer’s oral contraceptives Yaz, Yasmin and Beyaz caused their injuries. Bayer has now agreed to set aside $56.9 million to compensate these women. It’s up to
Beyaz: Fortified Yaz
By Kristine Meredith on
Posted in Yaz and Yasmin
Beyaz is Bayer Healthcare Phamaceuticals’ newest birth control pill. In its latest marketing ploy, Bayer enriched its Yaz product. The new pill includes levomefolate calcium, which is designed to increase folate levels in women to help prevent neural tube birth defects. Neural tube birth defects include spina bifida and encephalopathy.
Prevention of birth defects is…