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Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro Announces Investigation Into Marketing of Vytorin and Zetia
Date:1/16/2008

ded to prove the claim and show a correlation between lowered LDL levels and fatty plaques in the arteries, which can cause heart attacks and strokes, according to published documents.

The investigation centers on allegations that while the study once again showed that Vytorin lowered LDL cholesterol rates better than Zocor alone, it also showed that the fatty arterial plaques actually grew somewhat faster in patients taking Zetia along with Zocor than in those taking Zocor alone.

The investigation is also looking into questions regarding the timing of the study's release. According to published reports, the two-year drug trial concluded April 2006 but wasn't announced until January 15, 2008. Reports also suggest Merck and Schering-Plough knew the results of the trials but delayed sharing the findings with patients and did not change its marketing approach.

Zetia and Vytorin account for combined sales of $1.1 billion during the fourth quarter of 2007. The agreement with Merck and Schering-Plough provided that the companies split profits roughly 50-50, depending on regions.

The investigation is examining remedies for patients, including the possibility of legal action seeking the return of money to purchasers of Vytorin and Zetia, which the study shows are no more effective than the generic form of Zocor.

If you are a Vytorin or Zetia patient and would like more information about the investigation, please visit http://www.hbsslaw.com/zetia.htm or e-mail info@hbsslaw.com.

About Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro is based in Seattle with offices in Chicago, Cambridge, Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco. Since 1993, it has developed a nationally recognized practice in class-action and complex litigation. Among recent successes, HBSS has negotiated a $300 million settlement in the DRAM memory antitrus
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