More than 190 American women may have died as a result of the potential side effects of Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills, according to an organization devoted to curbing corporate misbehavior by Bayer.

The Germany-based Coalition against Bayer Dangers (CBG) reports that a search of the FDA’s adverse events database reveals that there have been 140 Yasmin deaths reported in connection to the use of the birth control pill and another 50 Yaz deaths reported in connection with the newer version of the drug.

The numbers presented by the group only account for women in the United States, and do not count the deaths of other women worldwide who took Yaz or Yasmin birth control. Many of the victims are young women who had few or no health problems, but suddenly developed blood clots, pulmonary embolisms, suffered a stroke or gallbladder disease after taking Yaz or Yasmin.

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