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Research Shows Greater Risk for Crestor Muscle Injury

Ava Lawson | July 1st, 2013
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The results of a new study indicate the potential for Crestor muscle injury may be greater than previously thought.  The blockbuster cholesterol drug has already been linked to other adverse events including kidney and liver damage, congestive heart failure and diabetes. While all statins like Crestor, Zocor and Lipitor warn about the possibility of myopathy, or muscle injury, as a… Read more »

Thirty Plaintiffs File Crestor Lawsuit in California

Shay Morrigan | June 3rd, 2013
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On April 16, 2013, a group of plaintiffs filed a new Crestor lawsuit against manufacturer AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. The case is proceeding in the Superior Court of the State of California, Los Angeles. According to court documents, 30 plaintiffs together lodged complaints about Crestor in this case, claiming the cholesterol-lowering medication caused diabetes and heart attack. History of Crestor diabetes risk… Read more »

Acute Kidney Problems Linked to Crestor

Jacky Gale | May 6th, 2013
CRESTOR Kidney Failure

Since they were first marketed about twenty years ago, cholesterol-fighting statins, including Crestor, have generated more than a quarter of a trillion dollars, and millions of people use them, according to an article by Forbes. However, these medications have been linked to the potential for serious side effects. A recent study by Canadian researchers was published in the British Medical… Read more »

Study Shows Doctors May Be Overprescribing Statins Like Crestor

Shay Morrigan | March 25th, 2013
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If your doctor has given you a prescription for a cholesterol-lowering statin, you may want to think twice before taking it. According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, doctors often prescribe these medications even to patients that have a low risk of heart disease—despite the fact that these drugs come with… Read more »

Deadly Crestor Side Effects Subject of New Lawsuit

Jessie Whitman | February 6th, 2013
Crestor Congestive Heart Failure

On July 23, 2012, a Crestor lawyer filed a personal injury lawsuit against AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and McKesson Corporation on behalf of nineteen plaintiffs in the Superior Court of the State of California in Los Angeles County. According to court documents, the plaintiffs allegedly suffered from serious injuries including myocardial infarction, cardiomyopathy, and type 2 diabetes as a direct result of… Read more »

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