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Statin cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to Type 2 diabetes

10. January 2012

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A new side effect seems to be emerging for those cholesterol-lowering wonder drugs called statins: They may increase some people’s chances of developing Type 2 diabetes. The best-selling statin is atorvastatin, marketed as Lipitor and Torvast. A number of statins are on the market: atorvastatin (Lipitor and Torvast), fluvastatin (Lescol), lovastatin (Mevacor, Altocor, Altoprev), pitavastatin […]

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Crestor lawsuit

8. June 2011

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Crestor has been linked to serious injuries Medical studies show the use of Crestor has been associated with the following injuries: Sudden Death Heart attack Rhabdomyolysis Kidney failure Stroke Congestive heart failure [CHF] Other kidney injuries and their side effects Crestor is the brand version of the prescription cholesterol lowering medication rosuvastatin calcium.  Crestor was […]

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