Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky

Zetia

The dangerous drug attorneys at the Law Offices of Gregory Krasovsky can provide legal advice and representation to individuals and families considering pursuing a Zetia lawsuit. In order for a plaintiff to secure a maximum settlement in litigation of a Zetia claim, regardless of whether in an individual lawsuit or in a class action lawsuit, it is crucial that the law firm representing you have a competent and experienced team of Zetia lawyers to guide you through all of the legal hurdles as well as sufficient funding (litigation funding or legal finance) to cover litigation costs. Contact a Zetia attorney today to schedule a free consultation and take your first step to obtaining compensation for losses caused by Ezetimibe.

Zetia, which is generically known as Ezetimibe, is a drug meant to lower cholesterol. It is manufactured and marketed by Merck and Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals, which is also a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. Zetia has been very controversial because its efficacy has been convincingly questioned. In 2008, two clinical trials reported that Zetia might actually make matters worse. For example, the condition of artery wall thickness gets worse as a result of this drug, and other issues, such as the probability of major coronary events, do not improve.

Even though these studies have shown that Zetia should not be used in any condition except as a last resort, Merck and Shering-Plough have not issued any recall, or for that matter any warnings about the potential uselessness of this drug. Furthermore, Zetia side effects might include serious liver damage.

Zetia side effects include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Growth of Plaque in Arteries

  • Cardiovascular Events

  • Gasto-Intestinal Disturbances

  • Headaches

  • Fatigue

  • Mylgia

  • Arthralgia

  • Myopathy

  • Rhabdomylosis

  • Pancreatitis

  • Rash

  • Hepatitis

  • Cholecystitis

  • Thrombocytopenia

  • Raised Creatine Kinase

Zetia adverse effects could be rather severe, but the benefit of this drug might also be very limited. Thus, if you have been injured as a result of taking Zetia, contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

Vytorin is similar to Zetia, in that it is a form of Ezetimbe, but it includes a statin, which actually makes it more efficacious.

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of taking this drug, this Zetia law firm may be able to help you secure compensation. Contact one of our unsafe drug lawyers to schedule a free and confidential consultation and take the first step to recovering damages for your grievous injuries.

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