Rice Harbut Elliott LLP has commenced proceedings in a class action lawsuit, representing Canadian women who were prescribed “Alysena 21” or “Alysena 28” birth control pills, in which Health Canada had issued public advisories in February 2018 and March 2018.

The affected “Alysena 21” or “Alysena 28” pills reportedly involved chipped, broken, or smaller-than-normal pills, leading to unintended pregnancies. At present, the recall involves pills from all lots of:

  • Alysena 21 (DIN 02387875)
  • Alysena 28 (DIN 02387883)

The full details of the Health Canada recall can be found here.

Our firm is seeking compensation for Canadian women who received “Alysena 21” or “Alysena 28” birth control pills that may have been involved in the manufacturing defect. Damages will be sought both for women who experienced unintended pregnancies and other women who received pills that were recalled. The latter group may be entitled to compensation pursuant to B.C. consumer protection legislation.

If you received “Alysena 21” or “Alysena 28” birth control pills, you may be affected by this class action lawsuit. Please fill out the form below to get in touch with us. Joining our contact list creates no financial obligation and we will keep all the information that you provide to us confidential.


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