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Xarelto

Xarelto

Xarelto, also know as Rivaroxaban was approved by the FDA in 2011. Xarelto is manufactured by Bayer and is prescribed commonly as a anticoagulant (blood thinner) for those people susceptible to blood clots and strokes from atrial fibrillation; deep vein thrombosis (blood clots deep within the body); pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lungs); who […]

Vaginal Mesh Issues

Vaginal Mesh Issues

Erin is standing beside the thousands of women impacted by Vaginal Mesh. On July 13, 2011, the FDA announced that patients undergoing pelvic organ prolapse repair with a surgical mesh may be at a greater risk for mesh complications than women pursuing other surgical treatments. Over a number of months, Erin has received alarming numbers […]

Lipitor

Lipitor

Recent medical studies have linked the use of Lipitor to an increased risk for diabetes in women who take the medication to lower their cholesterol levels. Lipitor is the brand name for the drug atorvastatin. It is manufactured by the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. There has been an exponential growth of Cholesterol lowering medications like […]

Essure Procedure

Essure Procedure

I started a dedicated website for women who have had the Essure Procedure so they could share their stories and concerns about Essure.

Hip Implants

Hip Implants

Erin is helping many people who have contacted her concerning hip implant defects. Hip implant components are made of polyethylene (plastic), metal, ceramic or a combination of materials. There are a number of hip implants that have been recalled due to significant defects, resulting in horrendous pain for often elderly people who have undergone a […]

Acutane

Acutane

Accutane is a form of vitamin A that allegedly reduces the amount of oil released by oil glands in the skin, and because of this, is commonly used to treat severe nodular acne. Accutane was created by Roche Pharmaceuticals and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1982. However, Accutane has been […]

Mirena IUD

Mirena IUD

While most people know of Erin for her advocacy work in the environment, Erin is becoming increasingly involved in women’s health issues, in particular the products that women use. In recent times, Erin has been inundated with many enquiries from women who have allegedly suffered horrendously as a result of Mirena IUD’s. Mirena is the […]

Depo Provera

Depo Provera

Pfizer, Depo-Provera is an injected progestin-only reversible contraceptive for women administered at intervals of three months. The main ingredient in Depo-Provera is progestogen, and prevents fertilization by stopping the ovaries from releasing eggs and by causing the cervical mucus to thicken, therefore changing the uterine lining, making it more difficult for sperm to penetrate into […]

Lupron

Lupron

Erin has received many hundreds of enquiries from women who have suffered because of Lupron. The side effects for some women have been devastating, not to mention that those side effects have also significantly impacted upon their life and the lives of their loved ones. Since 1999, the FDA has received adverse drug reports about […]

YAZ (Yasmin)

YAZ (Yasmin)

Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) prevents ovulation, which is the release of an egg from an ovary. Yaz also causes changes in a woman’s cervical and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to penetrate the uterus. While Yaz is most commonly prescribed as a contraception, it also is used to treat acne in young […]