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Lipitor Lawsuit

8. August 2013

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In 2012, analysis of clinical trial results prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to change the labels of the cholesterol-reducing drug Lipitor to state that it increases a user’s risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Patients who have taken Lipitor and developed type-2 diabetes have filed lawsuits against Pfizer, Lipitor’s manufacturer, for injuries caused by […]

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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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