Ortho Evra Warning Label Strengthened

by bil | January 24th, 2008

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently updated the label on the Ortho Evra birth control patch, warning users that a new study shows users of the Ortho Evra birth control patch are at an elevated risk of developing serious blood clots, which can result in a serious California drug injury.

The blood clots are known as venous thromboembolisms (VTEs) and occur, according to the study, at a higher rate in women using the birth control patch than women taking birth control pills.

Blood clots can cause serious California personal injury and even death.

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