Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Crestor side effects and lawsuit

There is really no cure-all for every ailment. A medication that relieves symptoms for one ailment may on the other hand cause side effects resulting in other discomfort or other serious consequences.

Crestor, for instance, has been prescribed for people with high LDL cholesterol, high total cholesterol, and triglycerides. In February 2010, the US FDA also approved Crestor to prevent cardiovascular events.

Crestor Rosuvastatin was also sold under the trade name R2 and has been scientifically linked to serious side effects such as heart attacks and heart failure. Other side effects include cardiomyopathy (deterioration of the myocardium), rhabdomyolysis (breakdown of muscle fibers), and ventricular dysfunction.

If you have been injured by Crestor and are looking for help in filing a Crestor lawsuit, at O’Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath, their attorneys understand that your cardiovascular injuries may not be your fault – instead, possibly a dangerous side effect of Crestor. Their experience and expertise in handling such cases together with their highly trained staff, make them uniquely well-equipped to handle even the most complex products liability claims.

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