Tag: Lipitor

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Statins Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Study Suggests

A study from Finland suggests that cholesterol-lowering statin medications may significantly increase the risk of developing type-2 diabetes. According to researchers, statins were associated with an increased risk of diabetes […]

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Woman Files Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit

In January 2015, a Rhode Island woman filed a lawsuit against Pfizer, Inc., the manufacturer of the well-known the well-known cholesterol medication, Lipitor. The woman took the drug to help reduce […]

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Study Shows Link Between Cataracts and Statins

A Canadian study recently found that daily statin use could raise the risk of developing cataracts. The researchers found that more people who were taking statins developed cataracts compared […]

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Patients Used to Test Those on Bad Drug List

The bad drug list has been in existence for years, often because big pharmaceutical companies push the use of blockbuster drugs to healthcare practitioners. Blockbuster drugs are those […]

Study: Statins May Prevent Kidney and Heart Disease Combo

According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, almost everyone with pre-dialysis kidney disease should take statin medications by the current guidelines. […]

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Side Effects of Statins: Five Things You Should Know

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a consumer update in which the agency acknowledged possible benefits of statin medications such as Lipitor when it comes to preventing […]

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Studies Find Link Between Statins and Nerve Damage

Connection Between Statins and Nerve Damage? Breaking new medical studies have prompted many patients to stop using statins to control high cholesterol. According to studies published in the […]

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Harvard and Oxford Engage in Lipitor Debate

The conflict between the two groups of researchers started with a study published by the Oxford-based Cholesterol Treatment Trialists’ Collaboration (CTT). CTT published a study in 2012 stating […]

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Statin Risks Now Include Breast Cancer?

Long-term use of statin medications could aggravate a patient’s risk of breast cancer, a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology claims. The findings come just after […]

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The Prevalence and Damage of “Wonder Drugs” like Lipitor

Lipitor, recently under fire for allegedly causing some users to develop type 2 diabetes, is among the many medications marketed as “wonder drugs.” The problem with manufacturers, doctors, […]

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The Connection Between Lipitor and Type 2 Diabetes

Doublespeak is a tool often used by marketers and those pushing propaganda to sell an agenda without the public necessary being aware of it. The primary method of […]

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Study Shows Statin Side Effects Include Risks of Diabetes

Physicians know that high cholesterol levels increase a person’s risk of suffering a cardiovascular event. Drugs that lower these levels are called “statins,” and physicians prescribe them when […]

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Problems with Lipitor: Patient Reports Numbness in Fingers and Toes

A recent article published in Tuscaloosa, Alabama newspaper describes an individual who had received a prescription for Lipitor due to high cholesterol. According to the patient, Lipitor was […]

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Court Cases Moving Forward in Lipitor Lawsuits

Lipitor is a statin drug that is used to treat high cholesterol. It was approved for sale in 1996 and has since become the best-selling medication in the […]

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Inconsistent Results for Lipitor Side Effects

Lawyers Elaborate Upon Lipitor Side Effects Lipitor is a type of statin that has received a lot of media attention lately. Many people are concerned about this drug […]