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BRIEFLY First Bayer, Baycol case goes to trial CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A jury began deliberating...82-year-old engineer who said a muscle-wasting disease caused by Baycol severely weakened his legs - is the first of about 8,400 cases against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/15/bus_368977.shtml
Business
Group wants special warnings on cholesterol drugs

...comes almost two weeks after one statin, Baycol, was pulled off the market when the FDA...country. Half - 387 cases - were caused by Baycol alone, explaining why Bayer pulled it...Bristol-Myers Squibb is seeking to capitalize on Baycol's departure with full-page newspaper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/23/tec_320735.shtml
XXX Technology
Decision sparks debate over patent rights

...been in trouble since the withdrawal of Baycol, its cholesterol-lowering drug, after...deaths of more than 50 patients worldwide. Baycol, sometimes marketed as Lipobay, was...sales of Cipro can make up for losing Baycol. One reason is that the company does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/20/tec_327952.shtml
XXX Technology
FDA approves another statin, this one controversial

...full-fledged rhabdomyolysis is very rare. One other statin, Baycol, was pulled off the market in 2001 after it was linked to more...feel comfortable this will be a very different experience from Baycol," FDA's Meyer said. "This one does seem to have more potency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/14/liv_384307.shtml
Life & style
The way to a long and healthy life

...leading anti-diabetes drug at helping people lower their risk of developing diabetes. On the same day, Bayer AG withdrew Baycol, its highly profitable cholesterol-lowering drug, from the market. The company reported that some patients have died while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/22/op_320533.shtml
Opinion columns
Group pushes for statin's ban after woman's death

...dose. For that rare condition to pop up in clinical trials was unusual - and particularly worrisome because another statin, Baycol, had been pulled off the market in 2001, linked to dozens of rhabdomyolysis-caused deaths worldwide. In studies, Crestor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/05/bus_407764.shtml
Business
Group seeks ban of latest statin because of muscle side effect

...dose. For that rare condition to pop up in clinical trials was unusual - and particularly worrisome since another statin, Baycol, had been pulled off the market in 2001, linked to dozens of rhabdomyolysis-caused deaths worldwide. In studies, Crestor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/05/liv_407798.shtml
Life & style
Business briefs

...included the withdrawal of its lucrative anti-cholesterol drug Baycol and a second profit warning in as many months. News of the...Bayer's stock plummeted Wednesday on the news that it was pulling Baycol, its No. 3 selling drug, after it was linked to at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/11/bus_318195.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...partnership since the German chemical and drug giant recalled its Baycol anti-cholesterol drug, which has been linked to 52 deaths...stock dropped 20 percent in three days after the company pulled Baycol on Wednesday because of possible links with patient deaths...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/14/bus_318774.shtml
Business
Drugs raise health debate

...hear anything until then, said spokeswoman Shannon Little. The group had successfully campaigned against another statin, Baycol, for the same reasons in 2001. In the meantime, cardiologists try to put statins and Crestor in context. Statins are the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/13/met_408613.shtml
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