The Strom Law Firm is now investigating and evaluating cases against Lipitor®, the popular cholesterol lowering drug. Some users of Lipitor have been diagnosed with diabetes after taking the medication. Contact us today for a free consultation to discuss your case. Please call 803.252.4800 or visit www.theinjuryattorney.info.Some side effects of Lipitor may increase the risk of diabetes and other serious health complications associated with diabetes among otherwise healthy women prescribed the cholesterol drug. These side effects include but are not limited to:
- Excess weight gain
- High blood sugar
- Elevated triglycerides (a type of fat found in blood)
- High Blood sugar
Lipitor® is a member of a class of drugs known as “statins.” Statins work by preventing the liver from creating an enzyme that helps the body produce cholesterol. This helps the body reduce what is commonly referred to as “bad cholesterol.” Statins have been linked to a number of serious health complications including muscle injury, kidney problems and diabetes.
In 2012, the FDA forced label changes for Lipitor and other statins include a warning about the potential increased risk of diabetes. The warnings added by Pfizer to the prescription bottles for Lipitor® failed to completely and adequately address the increase in risk of diabetes and the importance of monitoring blood glucose levels. As a result, thousands of women may have developed diabetes after taking Lipitor®.
How We Can Help
Drug manufacturers should be held accountable for the harm they cause. Our team of attorneys are currently investigating claims for individuals who have been diagnosed with diabetes after taking Lipitor®.
There may be a limited time to file a claim. Please call us today for a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation. There is no cost to talk to us about your case. We are here to listen and help determine what your options are.
Our team of personal injury attorneys understands that when you are injured, by no fault of your own, there may be lifelong impact. Call us today for a free consultation to discuss your case. Please call 803.252.4800 or visit our website at www.theinjuryattorney.info.