Ohio Woman Says Ortho Evra Caused her Blood Clots

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CLEVELAND - An Ohio woman recently sued Johnson & Johnson and Ortho-McNeil, claiming that its Ortho Evra birth control patch caused her to suffer multiple blood clots at the age of 41. Cardoso v. Johnson & Johnson, et al. No. 5:05-cv-02781. (N.D. Ohio).

Rosaldina Cardoso sued J&J, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Inc., and Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development on Dec. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Cardoso claims she suffered multiple blood clots as a direct result of using Ortho Evra (norelgestromin/ethinyl estradiol transdermal system). She said she used the patch for a …


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