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Yaz gallbladder disease

September 23, 2009

Gallbladder disease is among the several dangerous side effects of Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills. Throughout the U.S., women who have taken Yaz or Yasmin have developed gallstones as a result. In many cases, these women have had to undergo gallbladder removal surgery.

Yasmin and Yaz present an increased risk of gallbladder disease because of the ingredient drospirenone. Drospirenone is a diuretic, and medical studies have shown that long-term use of diuretics can lead to gallbladder disease.

The gallbladder assists with the body’s digestive process. Bile is stored in the gallbladder until the body needs it to digest fats. The gallbladder then contracts, pushing the bile into the common bile duct. Gallstones form when bile is stored in the gallbladder for too long, allowing the liquid to harden into small stone-like pieces.

Yaz and Yasmin can increase the level of cholesterol in the bile while at the same time decreasing gallbladder contractions. The symptoms of Yaz gallbladder disease include:

  • Abdominal pain and bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Jaundice

If you have suffered from gallbladder disease as a result of taking Yaz or Yasmin, contact Fears | Nachawati today. The Yaz lawsuit attorneys of Fears | Nachawati will provide you with free legal advice and answer all of your questions about your possible Yasmin or Yaz lawsuit. Email us at or call us on our toll-free number at 1.866.705.7584.



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