Lipitor Diabetes Complications Pose Serious Health Risks for Women
The Lipitor diabetes lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are investigating potential claims for women throughout the United States who were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after taking the blockbuster cholesterol drug. While many of these otherwise healthy women took Lipitor to help reduce their risk of heart disease and maintain their healthy lifestyle, they are now left with an increased risk of serious health problems associated with diabetes.
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Financial compensation may be available for Lipitor diabetes complications through a product liability lawsuit over Pfizer’s failure to adequately warn women or the medical community about the potential risks associated with using the medication.
A diagnosis of diabetes from Lipitor can have a severe impact on overall health and quality of life. Managing type 2 diabetes requires frequent testing of blood glucose levels, adherence to a strict diabetic diet and taking medications to control diabetes. In many cases, those medications, like Actos, Byetta, Januvia and Janumet, can expose users to a further risk of side effect.
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Lipitor diabetes effects also place individuals at an increased of complications associated with the disease, including:
- Heart Disease
- Kidney Disease
Lipitor (atorvastatin) has generated billions in profits for Pfizer and their Warner-Lambert subsidiary, based on marketing the drug as a means of improving an individuals health.
In reality many users have suffered devastating health complications that could have been avoided if adequate warnings had been provided, allowing women to make an informed decision about whether to use Lipitor. In addition, if the Lipitor diabetes risk had been disclosed, users may have been able to avoid the disease by actively monitoring their blood glucose levels for changes while taking the drug.
Lipitor Diabetes Cases
To determine if you, a friend or family member may be eligible to pursue a lawsuit over Lipitor diabetes problems, request a free consultation and claim evaluation.
All cases are reviewed by our law firm under a contingency fee agreement, which means that there are never any out-of-pocket costs to pursue a Lipitor lawsuit. There are never any attorney fees or expenses unless we are successful obtaining compensation for a Lipitor diabetes injury.