Tag Archives: Vytorin

Vytorin Settlements Result in $688M Payment for Investors

Merck & Co. has agreed to pay $688 million to settle a financial fraud lawsuit brought by investors, who alleged that the drug maker delayed the release of bad results from clinical trials that raised questions about the effectiveness of the blockbuster cholesterol drug Vytorin. …

Statin Diabetes Risk Does Not Outweigh Benefits: Study

  • Written by: Martha Garcia
  • 1 Comment

Researchers indicate that despite an increased risk of acquiring type 2 diabetes from statin medications, such as Crestor and Lipitor, the benefits of the cholesterol-reducing drugs still outweigh any known health risks.  …