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NuvaRing® Blood Clots

Used to prevent pregnancy, NuvaRing® is a flexible ring inserted into the vagina where it remains for three weeks. During that time, it releases synthetic estrogen and progestin. NuvaRing® has been linked to an increased risk of blood clots.

NuvaRing® Blood Clot Lawsuit

In March 2008, the family of a 32-year-old woman who developed a deadly blood clot after using the contraceptive filed a NuvaRing® lawsuit against the contraceptive's maker. The woman had been using the vaginal contraceptive for about six months when she suffered the blood clot. The lawsuit claimed that the maker of NuvaRing® failed to provide adequate warnings regarding the risk of potentially fatal clotting due when using the NuvaRing® birth control method.

NuvaRing® Blood Clot Symptoms

Symptoms of a NuvaRing® blood clot may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Rapid breathing and/or heart rate
  • Leg pain
  • Swelling in the legs
  • Lightheadedness

A blood clot requires immediate medical attention. If you are using NuvaRing® and experiencing any of the symptoms listed above, contact a healthcare provider immediately.

Injured by NuvaRing®

If you or someone you love has suffered a NuvaRing® blood clot while using the contraceptive, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for your losses. Contact us today to arrange a free, private consultation with an experienced NuvaRing® attorney who can inform you of your rights and legal options.

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