April 9, 2018 / 4:14 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-U.S. FDA Says Issued Order To Restrict Sale & Distribution Of Bayer's Essure Device

April 9 (Reuters) - U.S. Food And Drug Administration:

* U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SAYS ISSUED AN ORDER TO RESTRICT THE SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF BAYER’S ESSURE DEVICE

* NEW ESSURE LABELING RESTRICTS SALE TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE INFORMATION TO PATIENTS ABOUT RISKS, BENEFITS OF DEVICE

* DETERMINED THAT SOME WOMEN STILL ARE NOT RECEIVING INFORMATION ABOUT THE KNOWN RISKS OF ESSURE BEFORE IMPLANTATION Source text: (bit.ly/2IGL9Fr) Further company coverage:

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