Bayer To Stop Sales Of Birth Control Device Tied To Injuries

(AP)  — The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports from women and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S.

Bayer said the safety of its Essure implant has not changed, but it will stop selling the device at the end of the year due to weak sales. Last year, Bayer stopped selling the device in Europe.

The Food and Drug Administration has placed multiple restrictions…

Original published: 2018-07-23 20:26:55 Read the full Chicago News here


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