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New Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuit Alleges Statin Drug Caused Woman to Develop Type 2 Diabetes, Learns Wright & Schulte LLC
Date:12/4/2013

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that a woman from West Virginia recently filed a new Lipitor diabetes lawsuit alleging that the use of the cholesterol-lowering statin caused her to develop new-onset Type 2 diabetes. According to a November 6th report from the West Virginia Record, the Plaintiff developed diabetes after she had been taking Lipitor for about four years. The diabetes ultimately caused her to suffer vision loss in both eyes, forcing her to undergo cataract surgery. Among other things, the Lipitor diabetes lawsuit alleges that Pfizer, Inc. failed to provide proper warnings regarding the risks associated with the medication. Wright & Schulte will continue to monitor Lipitor proceedings and speaking with people who may have been effected by Lipitor side-effects such as Type 2 Diabetes.
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Wright & Schulte LLC has learned through the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), that Lipitor is prescribed to people who have heart disease, or risk factors for heart disease, to lower their chances for heart attack, stroke, certain types of heart surgery, and chest pain. According to a recent report from Forbes, Lipitor ranked as the best-selling drug of all time until it lost patent protection in 2011.
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