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Mirena IUD

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Have You Been A Victim of Dangerous Side Effects from Mirena IUD?

What is Mirena IUD?

Mirena is IUD is a type of intrauterine device used to prevent pregnancy. Although it can be used as an effective form of birth control, Mirena has been associated with a variety of serious medical complications. If you or a loved one has suffered because of Mirena, the St. Louis personal injury lawyers from Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth can help you file a personal injury claim to collect financial compensation for your injuries.

How does Mirena work?

Mirena IUD is a small, soft, T-shaped piece of plastic that releases small amounts of hormones into the woman's uterus. The device must be inserted by a healthcare provider and is used by more than 2 million women in the United States. Once the device is in place, it controls pregnancy for no more than five years.

A healthcare provider can remove the device after five years, but it may be removed sooner. According to the Mirena website, it is effective 99% of the time. The Mirena website also warns that the product is not for everyone. Individuals who might be pregnant, have liver disease, easily contract infections, or have experienced unexplained bleeding from the vagina should not use Mirena IUD.

Dangerous Side Effects

Although Mirena can be used to prevent pregnancy, it has been associated with a number of serious side effectives. Embedment is one possible complication associated with Mirena IUD. Embedment occurs when the device becomes embedded in the myometrium (second layer of the uterine wall). When the device becomes embedded, it may result in pregnancy and should be removed. Depending on the severity of the embedment, the device may need to be surgically removed.

Breast cancer has also been associated with Mirena IUD. Individuals who currently have breast cancer or may have breast cancer should not use Mirena. Additionally, spontaneous instances of breast cancer have been associated with Mirena IUD during post marketing. Although it is difficult to determine the percentage of women who have developed cancer, it is possible that a causal relationship exists between cancer and Mirena IUD.

St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have suffered because of Mirena IUD, talk to a personal injury attorney from Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth today. We are passionate about helping others and always strive to give our clients the personalized care and attention that they need. We have been named in the Top Trial Lawyers in America® and by the American Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Contact us today to see what an attorney from our firm can do for your case. The sooner we hear from you, the faster we can help you recover the compensation you need.

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