Women urge FDA to pull contraceptive device linked to pain

This product image provided by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. shows the birth control implant called Essure. Federal medical experts on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 said it will take a closer look at a host of problems reported with Essure, including chronic pain, bleeding, headaches and allergic reactions. (Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen women who received a metallic birth control implant are urging health regulators to pull the device from the market, citing problems including severe pain, irregular bleeding and weight gain.



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