Cylert

Lea en español

CylertCylert is the brand name for Pemoline, a stimulant first synthesized in 1913 and used to treat ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and narcolepsy. Pemoline has been pulled from the U.S. market because of reports connecting its use in children to increased risk of liver failure. After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning not to prescribe Pemoline for ADHD, the manufacturer and patent owner (Abbott Laboratories) stopped making Cylert.

Pemoline was first approved by the FDA in 1975. Since that date, more than 20 liver failures have been linked to the drug. Pemoline is believed to cause hepatoxicity, a chemically induced form of liver damage.

If you or someone you love has used any type of Cylert and experienced detrimental side effects, GetLegal has the tools and resources to help you find skilled legal representation to protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory, look for your geographic location and find the best lawyer for your situation.

Defective Drugs & Medical Devices Topics

Latest Articles

Four Things to Know About Traffic Stops

  You’re driving down the road; you glance down at the speedometer and see that you’re driv…

11 Dec 2018, Tuesday

Small Claims Court: An Overview

  Let’s say that you have a dispute with your landlord. You were asked to pay a security depo…

10 Dec 2018, Monday

Divorce and Taxes

  If you are facing a divorce, you know that there are plenty of difficult, even painful questi…

07 Dec 2018, Friday