Viagra Melanoma Risk MDL Created, Sent To Judge Seeborg In San Francisco

(April 8, 2016, 12:22 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-nine federal lawsuits alleging that Viagra increased the risk of melanoma were centralized April 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (In Re: Viagra [Sildenafil Citrate] Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2691, JPMDL).

(Order available. Document #28-160421-003R.)

Plaintiffs allege that defendant Pfizer Inc. failed to warn consumers and health care practitioners about the risk of melanoma from the erectile dysfunction drug. The plaintiffs moved to create a multidistrict litigation in the Northern District of California, and Pfizer...
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