Eli Lilly Hid Cymbalta Risks, Jury Told As Bellwether Opens
Law360, Los Angeles (August 4, 2015, 9:56 PM EDT) -- Counsel for a woman alleging Eli Lilly & Co. concealed the withdrawal risks of its antidepressant Cymbalta told a California federal jury during opening statements in the bellwether trial Tuesday that the drugmaker's own study revealed almost half of patients who stopped taking the drug risked withdrawal symptoms.
A woman who sued Eli Lilly claims withdrawal symptoms for Cymbalta range from electric-shock sensations in the body and brain, known as "brain zaps," to dizziness, nausea, vomiting, vertigo, excessive sweating, insomnia, nightmares and diarrhea. (Credit: AP) Plaintiff Claudia Herrera is one of hundreds of plaintiffs who have filed suit in state and...
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