Vytorin/Zetia Settlement
Settlement Information Website

If You Paid Some or All of the Purchase Price
For VytorinŽ and/or ZetiaŽ
From November 1, 2002 through September 17, 2009,
You May Be Able To Get Money Back

**Update: The settlement was approved on February 9, 2010.**


What is the lawsuit about?

The Class Action alleges that Defendants violated consumer protection and other laws in marketing VytorinŽ and ZetiaŽ. The Class Action alleges that this resulted in consumers and insurers paying too much for these prescription drug products.

Defendants deny any wrongdoing and liability. They agreed to the Settlement to resolve the controversy and to avoid the burden and expense of further litigation.

How do I know if I am included in the settlement?

You are a Class Member and will be included in the Settlement if you paid some or all of the purchase price for VytorinŽ or ZetiaŽ from November 1, 2002 through September 17, 2009.

What does the Settlement provide?

TPPs will share $14,525,000 of the Settlement Amount after deduction for attorneys’ fees and expenses awarded by the Court. The remaining amount will be paid to TPPs based on the amount they paid for VytorinŽ or ZetiaŽ in proportion to what was paid by all TPPs who submit eligible claims (known as a pro rata share).

More information on the Settlement payment breakdown is available in the detailed Notice.

Your Legal Rights and Options in this Settlement:


You May: Due Date:
Do Nothing You are automatically part of the Class Action if you fit the Class description below. However, if you do not file a claim by April 1, 2010, you will not receive any payment from the Settlement.

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N/A
File a Claim Submit a Claim Form

This is the only way you will receive any payment from the Settlement.

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The deadline has passed. Claims needed to be postmarked by
April 1, 2010.
Exclude Yourself Get out of the Settlement

You may exclude yourself from the Settlement and keep your right to sue at your own expense. You will not receive any payment from the Settlement.
The deadline has passed. Requests needed to be postmarked no later than
January 15, 2010
Object to the Settlement Object or comment on the Settlement

If you do not exclude yourself, you may object to or comment on the Settlement at a hearing to determine whether the Court should approve the Settlement as fair to the Class.
The deadline has passed. Objections needed to be filed/ served by
January 15, 2010