Posts Tagged 'statin'

Statins Like Lipitor May Interfere with Flu Shots

lipitor may interfere with flu shot effectivenessA new study published by the Oxford Journal of Infectious Diseases suggests that cholesterol-treating statins like Lipitor may make influenza vaccinations less effective.

Pfizer’s Lipitor (atorvastatin) is the most popular statin on the market, and between 1996 and 2009 cemented itself as the best-selling prescription drug of all time. But after Pfizer’s patent expired, lipitor lawsuits began accusing Pfizer of failing to warn about known risks. Many initial Lipitor ...

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ISMP: Number of Lipitor Lawsuits Merits Re-Examination

number of lipitor lawsuits may cause re-evaluation of safety of drugThe Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has released the 2015 Annual QuarterWatch drug safety report, providing an overview of domestic drug-related adverse events as submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2014. In it, the ISMP considered the high number of Lipitor diabetes lawsuits that have accumulated and what they may indicate about the safety of statins like Lipitor.

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