SAN DIEGO, Cali. – A personal injury lawsuit has been filed by a Virginia man against Amylin Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the injectable diabetes drug Byretta(R) as well as the drug’s co-marketer Eli Lilly and Company. The suit, filed in the San Diego Superior Court, may be the first of its kind against the manufacturer of a pharmaceutical company.
The suit claims that the drug company failed to adequatley warn doctors of the associated risk of pancreatitis, of measure needed to properly assess the appropriateness of prescribing the drug to certain categories of patients, and of measures doctors and patients could and should take to minimize the risk.
If you have suffered pancreatitis or another condition as a result of a prescription drug, you may be entitled to recover damages for any losses you sustained. Contact the Racine prescription drug lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800.682.3434 for a free initial consulation. We will discuss your case and fruther legal options.