Baycol Side Effects Lawsuit Attorney
Baycol, cervastatin sodium tablets used for oral administration, are tablets that consist of 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, or 0.8mg of cervastatin sodium. Cervistatin sodium is a hygroscopic amorphous, white or off white, powder that is soluble in methanol, water, ethanol, and slightly in acetone.
2007: Bayer paid $8 million to over state attorneys general allegations that it did not warn about safety issues concerning its cholesterol-lowering Baycol. Baycol is no longer on the market.
Baycol is used when the response to dietary restriction has been inadequate as and addition to diet to reduce elvated Total-C, LSL-C, apo B, and TG and to increase HDL-C levels in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia. Therapy with these sorts of drugs should be risk factor intervention in patients at a significally high risk of atherosclerotic vascular disease due to hypercholesterolemia.