The most prominent side effect seen after patients were administered was an increasd incidence of muscle disorders in the form of Rhabdomylosis, which can be fatal if not caught in time. When these findings came to light, those who had suffered from the side effects of Zocor began filing lawsuits against the makers of the drug. Today, we will take a look at three of the lawsuits filed against , the makers of Zocor.

First, a brief history of Zocor: Zocor is a prescription drug, chemically named as Simvastatin, and belongs to the class of ‘Statin’ drugs. Commonly prescribed to patients with high cholesterol levels and are at greater risk of developing heart problems. The drug inhibits the cholesterol production in the liver and regulates the LDL, HDL and Lipid levels.

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