Victoza (liraglutide) is one of the most common drugs prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes. It was manufactured by Novo Nordisk, intended to mimic the GLP-1 hormone to control blood sugar and stem the effects of diabetes. It is one of the most expensive diabetes treatments, making it one of the most profitable Type 2 diabetes drugs on the market.
In recent years, however, the drug has been linked to serious side effects, such as thyroid tumors and pancreatitis. The potential link to these life-threatening conditions was believed to have been withheld from the public, as well as from doctors prescribing these treatments. In 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning associated to these risks.
Patients throughout the United States have filed claims against Novo Nordisk after being diagnosed with serious health conditions following use of the drug.
Have You Been Hurt By Victoza? We Can Help.
At Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., our attorneys aggressively pursue damages on behalf of victims and their families after they have been hurt by Victoza and related drugs. We understand the deep effect this has had on you and your family, and we are committed to holding the drug manufacturers responsible for the pain they have caused by negligence and failing to disclose serious health threats.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a health condition, such as thyroid tumor or pancreatitis, following use of Victoza, please contact us today to learn your options. Call our Pittsburgh firm at 800-543-9859.
Our lawyers will sit down with you and your family to explain the legal options you have to seek damages from the drug manufacturer. The side effects the drug can cause are life-threatening and expensive to battle. These damages help to cover those costs and to hold the companies accountable for putting your health at risk.