As we have previously reported, safety concerns regarding incretin mimetics (such as Byetta, Januvia/Janumet and Victoza), led to more than a thousand lawsuits being filed across the country.
Reports suggest that people taking the medications for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer.
In August 2013, those lawsuits were consolidated in a Multi-District Litigation (MDL), before Judge Anthony J. Battaglia, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. The litigation suffered an unexpected setback when, in November 2015, the trial court granted summary judgment, essentially dismissing the claims.
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