Navigation Links
Zocor Side Effects Update: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on New Study Linking Kidney Problems to High Doses of Zocor, Other Statins
Date:4/13/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) April 13, 2013

Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study is raising additional concerns about possible Zocor side effects, specifically kidney damage. The study, which was published online on March 19 in the British Medical Journal, found that patients treated with higher doses of statins like Zocor were 34% more likely to be hospitalized for acute kidney injury during the first 120 days of treatment.*

“This study just adds to a growing body of evidence that indicates Zocor side effects, especially those associated with higher doses, can be extremely dangerous. We have heard from a number of Zocor patients who have allegedly experienced serious complications, including rhadbomyolysis, a devastating muscle disorder that can lead to kidney damage,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The firm is currently offering free legal evaluations to victims of Zocor side effects.

The British Medical Journal study involved more than 2 million people aged 40 or over taking either high or low doses of the statins Crestor, Lipitor or Zocor. According to the study authors, risk for acute kidney injury remained elevated for two years after the start of treatment. Pre-existing kidney disease was not found to increase the risk for acute kidney problems independent of statin use.

Zocor Muscle Injury Side Effects
According to Bloomberg.com, Zocor, known generically as simvastatin, ranks as one of the world’s best-selling drugs.** However, the medication has been linked to a number of serious Zocor side effects, including muscle injury, myopathy and rhadbomyolysis. In March 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised that the higher 80 mg dose of Zocor could be as
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Mirena Lawsuits Move Forward, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on New Mirena IUD Side Effects Study
2. Doctors not informed of harmful effects of medicines during sales visits
3. Drug Company Reps Dont Tell Docs Enough About Side Effects: Survey
4. Teen Boys With Enlarged Breasts Show Emotional Effects
5. Agios research demonstrates the effects of mutant IDH1 and IDH2 inhibitors in primary tumor models
6. Statin Side Effects Often Manageable: Study
7. New research on the effects of traumatic brain injury
8. Gut Bacteria May Be Key to Gastric Bypass Effects: Study
9. Pneumonia May Lead to Serious Aftereffects for Seniors
10. GW researcher studies the dangerous effects of cocaine on HIV patients
11. Hormone Pills in Menopause May Carry Gallstone Side Effects
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head. , ... essential for the fast transmission of impulses along the ... thought, according to a new work lead by Professor ... and the University,s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative ... Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. , "Myelin is ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... April 18, 2014) Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia ... blocking a particular molecule in metastatic breast cancer reduces ... of lung metastases. BRI scientists have found in models ... tumors by 60 - 80 percent and can keep ... The $1.8 million five-year grant comes from the National ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... . A ... A team led by Ludwik Leibler from the Laboratoire ... Letourneur from the Laboratoire Recherche Vasculaire Translationnelle (INSERM/Universits Paris ... principle of adhesion by aqueous solutions of nanoparticles can ... tissues. This easy-to-use gluing method has been tested on ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the ... no inflammation, according to results of a new study ... Center. , The link between persistent inflammation and cancer ... cancer those with a Gleason score between 7 ... aggressive and rapidly growing prostate cancers. , "What we,ve ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... of the most popular vaccine brands for children may ... be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving ... option, according to a new study by University of ... can be driven by numerous factors," says Sheldon H. ... of computer science and of mathematics at the U. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head 2Health News:Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head 3Health News:Benaroya Research Institute evaluates immunology approach to blocking breast cancer 2Health News:Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair 2Health News:Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair 3Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 2Health News:Chronic inflammation linked to 'high-grade' prostate cancer 3Health News:Study recalculates costs of combination vaccines 2
... pink race gear on e Bay in favor of Susan ... Awareness month and pink is// the symbolic color of Breast ... Racing to create exclusive warriors in pink livery with exclusive ... the eBay auction. ,Parts of the Warrior in ...
... a team of researchers from the Edinburgh University, the risk ... a variant of a gene called// neuregulin. ,This ... high risk of developing schizophrenia were monitored for 10 years ... the volunteers had 2 or more relatives affected by this ...
... packets of counterfeit condoms of Durex best-selling 'extra safe' range ... ,A Durex spokeswoman stated that the company could not 'guarantee ... that were on sale in UK was also unknown,These counterfeits ... When tests were conducted at the company's laboratories it was ...
... which could protect children from meningococcal disease is being ... disease has not been// available. ,The researchers, ... Child Health Research and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, ... meningococcal B strain which is the most common. It is ...
... Monday called for fast tracking of the approval ... effective against extremely drug resistant// tuberculosis(XDR-TB) which is ... ,MSF otherwise called Doctors Without Borders(DWB) has ... Food and Drug Administraton(USFDA) and European Medicines Agency ...
... must have spice in every Indian home now finds itself ... uses to fight// many tubborn inflammations and degenerative disorders thus ... scripts of Ayurveda. ,According to a recent study ... Janet L. Funk, MD, working with Barbara N. Timmermann, PhD ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gene Variant associated with Schizophrenia identified 2Health News:Faster Approval Procedures Urged For New TB Drugs 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... Tegra Medical is very pleased to announce the appointment ... Chief Executive Officer.  Mark was promoted from his current role ... company,s four facilities in Massachusetts , ... Tegra Medical in 2012 with 20+ years of broad-based operations, ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... PHILADELPHIA , Jan. 15, 2014  Echo Therapeutics, Inc. ... company developing its Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, ... Robert F. Doman , Executive Chairman and Interim CEO ... Capital Markets, Tenth Annual Equity Conference. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), ... the United States and ... will expand moderately through 2022, with embolization particles ... increasing interest in drug-eluting beads (DEBs) and radioembolization ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Tegra Medical Appoints New Chief Executive Officer 2Tegra Medical Appoints New Chief Executive Officer 3Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 2Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 3US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3
... found, results showed CYPHER(R) Stent ... had lower mortality and heart attack rates, ... patient data from a two-year randomized controlled trial comparing,the ... no,statistically significant differences in safety outcomes between the two,drug- ...
... Clinical investigators at the,European Society of Cardiology Congress ... Coronary Stent continued to,provide clinical benefits compared to a ... years of follow-up with no differences in safety. ... arm of the,study continued to be significantly less likely ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Two-Year Outcomes From Large Head-to-Head Clinical Trial Indicate Similar Safety Profile in Diabetic Patients for Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent and Taxus Stent 2Two-Year Outcomes From Large Head-to-Head Clinical Trial Indicate Similar Safety Profile in Diabetic Patients for Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent and Taxus Stent 3Two-Year Outcomes From Large Head-to-Head Clinical Trial Indicate Similar Safety Profile in Diabetic Patients for Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent and Taxus Stent 4Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Demonstrates Sustained Clinical Benefits Compared to Bare Metal Stents in Five-Year Randomized Clinical Trial With No Differences in Long-Term Safety 2Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Demonstrates Sustained Clinical Benefits Compared to Bare Metal Stents in Five-Year Randomized Clinical Trial With No Differences in Long-Term Safety 3Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Demonstrates Sustained Clinical Benefits Compared to Bare Metal Stents in Five-Year Randomized Clinical Trial With No Differences in Long-Term Safety 4Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Demonstrates Sustained Clinical Benefits Compared to Bare Metal Stents in Five-Year Randomized Clinical Trial With No Differences in Long-Term Safety 5
... product line has the right product for ... and from intubated patients to patients with ... both anesthesia and critical care applications., ... protection for patients and staff members. This ...
Passive heat and moisture exchangers for respiratory applications....
Passive heat and moisture exchangers for respiratory applications....
Ballard trach care HMES and filters, tv 500, HME...
Medicine Products: