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Rottenstein Law Group LLP Comments on Drugmakers’ Cooperation With Safety Review of Byetta, Januvia, Victoza

(PRWEB) June 13, 2013

Following the American Diabetes Association’s call for a safety review of diabetes drugs because of potential pancreatic cancer links, the makers of Byetta, Januvia and Victoza announced June 12 they will voluntarily participate in the new evaluation of clinical data, according to Reuters.* The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which maintains Byetta, Januvia and Victoza lawsuit pages on its website and represents clients in cases involving all three drugs, offers its assessment of the impact on type 2 diabetes drug lawsuits.

The news comes after a March 2013 announcement** by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that it was studying reports that the drugs caused inflammation of the pancreas and pre-cancerous changes to the cells of the pancreas, according to Reuters. Bristol-Myers Squibb makes Byetta, Merck Januvia and Novo Nordisk Victoza.

“There is increasing evidence of a connection between pancreatic cancer risks and these diabetes drugs,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group LLP. “For the plaintiffs in Byetta, Januvia and Victoza lawsuits, the results of the review could serve as valuable supporting evidence for their cases.”

The Rottenstein Law Group LLP’s website features dedicated pages for each of the three drugs that each offer informational brochures that discuss the steps that need to be taken by those who believe their diabetes drug has injured them.

* (June 12, 2013)


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