NuvaRing problems including stroke, blood clots and pulmonary embolism have increasingly been reported. Side effects of NuvaRing may result due to changes in your blood clotting system. A higher risk of developing blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks because of the type of progestin in NuvaRing. Side effects should be immediately evaluated by a doctor because complications can cause serious injuries and be life-threatening. Please contact us for the latest Nuvaring lawsuit settlements news and updates.
Nuva Ring side effects include:
• blood clots in the legs that can travel to the lungs
• heart attack
• liver tumors
The side effects of Nuva Ring can increase based on several health risk factors and the age of the woman:
• women over 35 years old
• smoking more than 15 cigarettes a day
• high levels of blood cholesterol or fat
NuvaRing Blood Clot
Nuva Ring is considered a combination hormonal contraceptive. It contains a combination of progestin (etonogestrel) and estrogen. The hormone etonogestrel is a form of the progestin desogestrel. Third generation contraceptives using desogestrel have recently come under fire from the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen. It is estimated that contraceptives such as Nuva Ring that contain desogestrel double the risk of venous thrombosis (blood clot) compared to second generation oral contraceptives.
The following symptoms may indicate more serious health problems caused by NuvaRing side effects:
• sudden severe headaches
• unusual swelling or pain in the legs or arms
• sharp or crushing chest pain or coughing blood
• eye problems such as blurred or double vision or complete loss of vision
• pain in the back of the lower leg
NuvaRing Lawsuit Settlements
If you or a loved one has suffered Nuva Ring side effects such as stroke, blood clot or heart attack you may be able to file a Nuva Ring lawsuit. A Nuva Ring lawyer can help evaluate your claim.
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