The anti-cholesterol medication Lipitor—the biggest-selling prescription drug in the world—has been linked to a dramatically higher risk of Type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women. If you took Lipitor and have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, you may be entitled to compensation.
The cholesterol-lowering medication Lipitor (atorvastatin) has been associated with serious side effects including Type 2 diabetes, rhabdomyolysis, myopathy, muscle damage, kidney failure and memory loss.
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Several lawsuits have been filed nationwide claiming that Lipitor’s manufacturer, Pfizer, failed to warn doctors and patients about the drug’s potential risks.
A 2012 study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that women aged 50 to 79 who took statin medicines like Lipitor were 48 percent more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than women who did not.
Three more studies linking statins and Type 2 diabetes were published in the Lancet, the Journal of American College of Cardiology, and Atherosclerosis.
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When diagnosing Type 2 diabetes, your physician will look for high blood sugar levels during a fasting blood test (a screening called the 2-hour glucose tolerance test), or a blood test called a hemoglobin A1c. Your doctor may look for glucose or ketones in your urine.
Lipitor has generated more than $125 billion in worldwide sales, making it one of the best-selling drug brands in history.
In 2012 the FDA mandated changes to Lipitor’s labeling to include warnings about the link between statin drugs and diabetes. They said that labels must warn patients that statins like Lipitor may increase blood sugar levels and cause Type 2 diabetes.
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