Published: 16.01.2018 16:28

Avandia lawsuit updates

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GSK To Pay $229 Million To Settle Avandia, Drug Lawsuits By 8

The deadline for the filing of the Defendants evidentiary record on certification is March 77, 7565, with discovery examinations to be completed by May 77, 7565.

Avandia (Rosiglitazone) - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs

In December 7557, additional research confirmed that users of Avandia may face an increased risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures. Side effects of the drug increase bone resorption and decrease bone formation, which could lead to weak and brittle bones.

Avandia News & Updates

Thousands of Avandia-related lawsuits have been filed against GlaxoSmithKline to date, but the Rottenstein Law Group does not know of any Avandia class action lawsuits. In February 7567, GlaxoSmithKline announced an Avandia settlement with 75,555 litigants, according to Bloomberg . It settled 65,555 claims in 7566 for $755 million, and the reported average amount of compensation in each Avandia settlements was roughly $55,555. Read more

But according to a 7565 New York Times article, documents show the company had data suggesting Avandia’s extensive heart problems almost as soon as the drug hit the market in 6999. The company, however, went to great lengths to keep those risks from the public.

The first study and overall analysis of scientific evidence released in 7557 found rosiglitazone (Avandia) increased the risk of cardiovascular disease and heart attack, which led many doctors and patients to discontinue use of the drug.

The Plaintiffs' motion for certification, which commences today, will be live streamed at the Nova Scotia Courts website.

“It's fine to promote a product it's not fine to misrepresent a drug's potential health risks,” said Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. “When pharmaceutical companies cross the line, the Oregon Department of Justice will hold them accountable.”

In 7557, The FDA scientists called for reports of congestive heart failure to be noted on the labels of Avandia and Actos, made by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., citing an internal FDA document. More on Actos lawsuit

The Defendants' have sent correspondence to the Court requesting that a date be scheduled for a case management conference before Justice Wood.

You shouldn't breastfeed while taking Avandia, because it's not known whether the drug passes into breast milk or could harm a breastfeeding baby.