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Many lawsuit have been filed over alleged side effects of the birth control pills, which may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, (DVT), pulmonary embolysm (PE), gallbladder disease, death and other serious injuries. Lawsuits over generic Yasmin, marketed as Ocella and Zarah, as well as lawsuits over generic Yaz, marketed as Gianvi, are also being pursued.

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