Saturday, February 24, 2007

Beware Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch Danger

Ortho Evra® birth-control patches may cause:

Increased risk of blood clots
Increased risk of heart attacks
Increased risk of strokes

The Ortho Evra® contraceptive patch delivers increased levels of hormones to the bloodstream through the skin.

The FDA says " In general, increased estrogen exposure may increase the risk of blood clots."The FDA also says "Estrogen use is linked to blood clots in the legs and lungs and other clotting problems such as strokes and heart attacks."

If you or a loved one have been prescribed Ortho Evra® and have had a heart attack, stroke or blood clots, contact Bagolie Friedman Injury Lawyers now for a confidential and free consultation. Call toll free at 1-866-333-3529 now or email us at