Mirena Intracranial Hypertension cases centralized in NYC

The attorneys at Jones Ward have been at the forefront of the Mirena Intracranial Hypertension litigation for the last several years. Earlier this year, a panel of federal judges consolidated more than 150 cases – including nearly 100 filed by Jones Ward – in federal court in New York, New York as part of a… Read More

Mirena and Pseudotumor Cerbri—A Failure to Warn

Mirena and Pseudotumor Cerbri—A Failure to Warn

Mirena is a long-acting reversible contraceptive manufactured by Bayer that prevents pregnancy for up to five years. Besides being highly effective, Mirena users are usually able to become pregnant within a few months after removal. However, in some cases, Mirena users may develop a rare disease known as pseudotumor cerebri, also called idiopathic intracranial hypertension,… Read More

Papilledema Can be a Sign of a Much Bigger Problem

Papilledema Can be a Sign of a Much Bigger Problem

Papilledema is an eye condition that is caused by increased pressure around the brain. Although mild papilledema may present few, if any, symptoms, more severe papilledema can cause headache, blurred vision, enlarged blind spot, and in some cases permanent blindness. Your eye doctor can usually detect papilledema through a routine fundoscopy exam. Mirena and Papilledema—the… Read More

Mirenra Implant Linked to Intracranial Hypertension

Mirenra Implant Linked to Intracranial Hypertension

The Mirena IUD has been linked to many side effects, including intracranial hypertension. A recent study found that Mirena users are many times more likely to develop this condition, which causes painful migraines and vision changes. Attorneys at Jones Ward PLC have filed lawsuits on behalf of women across the country against the manufacturer of… Read More

Mirena’s Link to Blurred Vision and Vision Loss

Mirena’s Link to Blurred Vision and Vision Loss

The Mirena IUD is an intrauterine system implanted in a patient by a healthcare practitioner, and is designed to provided contraception for 5 years. It seems like a great birth control option. However, there are thousands of women who have come forward alleging that Mirena has led to a condition called pseudotumor cerebri (PTC). Jones… Read More

Mirena IUD Can Cause False Brain Tumor Symptoms

Mirena IUD Can Cause False Brain Tumor Symptoms

The Mirena IUD is a popular form of birth control because it is long-lasting and reversible. Unfortunately, it may cause more harm than good. The Mirena IUD has been linked to a condition called Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC), which can lead to severe headaches and vision problems. That’s why women across the country are currently filing… Read More

Mirena Users 9X More Likely to Develop PTC

Mirena Users 9X More Likely to Develop PTC

The Mirena IUD is a small, t-shaped, device that releases synthetic hormones directly into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. But did you know that the Mirena IUD could potentially lead to life-long eye and brain injuries? A new study has shown that Mirena may be more dangerous than previously thought. That’s why women who have… Read More

Mirena and Pseudotumor Cerebri

Mirena and Pseudotumor Cerebri

Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s birth control intrauterine device branded as Mirena has been linked to a debilitating brain condition that develops when cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the skull and increases pressure on the optic nerve. A new abstract released for the 2015 annual meeting for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) concludes… Read More

Study Concludes Mirena Significantly Associated with PTC

A new abstract released for the 2015 annual meeting for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) concludes that “exposure to an LNG-IUS was significantly associated with the development of IIH.” Essentially, the abstract concludes that patients on Mirena—a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS)—were significantly more likely to develop pseudotumor cerebri also called idiopathic… Read More

Mirena IUD Lawyers File Suit on Behalf of Women Suffering from Pseudotumor Cerebri

Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s blockbuster long-term birth control product known as Mirena has been linked to a debilitating brain condition that develops when cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the skull and increases pressure on the optic nerve. Pseudotumor Cerebri or Intracranial Hypertention Pseudotumor cerebri, or intracranial hypertension, exists when cerebrospinal fluid is not absorbed properly,… Read More