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Various Complaints Seek Zocor Lawsuit Compensation

Sarah Klein | December 5th, 2011
ZOCOR Rhabdomyolosis

Zocor – generic name simvastatin – is a drug intended to lower LDL cholesterol and reduce risk of resulting heart complications.  A June, 2011 FDA press release warned against using high doses of the medication, as doses around or above 80 mg have been increasingly shown to cause serious Zocor side effects. As a result, patients began seeking advice from… Read more »

Key Factors to Consider for Zocor Settlements

Whitney Taylor | November 11th, 2011
Zocor Lawsuit Settlements

Zocor is a medication prescribed for high cholesterol, but potentially life-threatening Zocor side effects have led a rising number of plaintiffs to file a Zocor muscle injury lawsuit. Those who have been diagnosed with serious muscle damage and kidney failure, including Zocor rhabdomyolysis, may be eligible to receive Zocor settlements, through the means of a Zocor lawsuit, to compensate them… Read more »

Zocor May Help Stroke Victims But Side Effects Persist

Ryan Green | October 19th, 2011
Zocor Settlements

Scientists at the Henry Ford Health Sciences Center in Detroit, Michigan recently revealed a new possible treatment use for Zocor, Merck’s top-selling anti-cholesterol drug. In a study published in the Journal of the Neurological Sciences, researchers found that treatment with Zocor may help stroke victims regain neurological function and help to repair brain injury. Do benefits outweigh Zocor side effects?… Read more »

FDA Approves Zocor Combo Drug Without Tests for Zocor Side Effects

Shay Morrigan | October 17th, 2011
ZOCOR Side Effects

According to the American Diabetes Association, people with diabetes have a higher-than-average risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke. Physicians trying to reduce that risk often start with a patient’s cholesterol levels. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), however, two out of three U.S. adults with high cholesterol are not being treated effectively. This may… Read more »

Preparing to Negotiate Zocor Lawsuit Settlements

J. Cooper Carlisle | October 14th, 2011
Zocor Lawsuit Settlements

Zocor lawsuit settlements vary according to injury type, treatment, state law and severity of injury. In order to effectively present a Zocor side effects lawsuit, litigants need to consider several things including injury and statute of limitations. Zocor is a among a group of drugs called statins. Statins are used to treat high cholesterol but many of them, including Zocor,… Read more »