Merck, the manufacturer of the Implanon birth control device, is now facing legal trouble after women began experiencing device migration and unexpected pregnancies.

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What is the Problem With the Implanon Birth Control Device?

Some women are reporting device migration in which the implant becomes completely irretrievable, causing side effects such as ectopic pregnancy and vascular damage. Ongoing lawsuits allege the manufacturers failed to warn women the devices could potentially migrate to other parts of the body. Additionally, like other non-oral hormonal contraceptives, Implanon may increase the risk for… read more?

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Our experienced product liability attorneys help consumers across the nation to get the justice they need and deserve. Part of our mission is to hold manufacturers accountable for putting consumers at risk. Drug manufacturers must provide adequate warnings and ensure the safety of any device before making it available to women. We are no longer accepting new Implanon cases. However, if you wish to pursue a claim, we recommend you contact another attorney immediately!

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