The deadline for applying to receive settlement benefits has passed and all settlement funds have been distributed.
There are 2 separate Class Actions underway involving the diet drugs Fenfluramine Dexfenfluramine. Fenfluramine was sold under the trade names of Ponderal and Pondimin. Dexfenfluramine was sold under the trade name of Redux. We are class counsel in the Pondimin Class Action which has been settled. These drugs were removed from the Canadian and US markets on September 15, 1997. The "Phen" of the Fen-Phen combination, sold as Ionamin or Fastin, is not included in any of the Class Action suits.
Knowles v. Wyeth-Ayerst Canada Inc. et al.
The deadline to register was July 15, 2002.
A settlement has been reached with Wyeth Ayerst Canada and American Home Products Corporation, the manufacturers of the diet drug known as PONDIMIN. This settlement pertains to all Canadian residents who ingested Pondimin between January 1, 1992 to September 15, 1997 and is valued at approximately 11.3 million.
Ponderal and Redux
Rochon Genova of Toronto reached a settlement with the manufactures of Ponderal and Redux. The deadline to register was March 4, 2006. For further information, the web site is www.ponderal-reduxsettlement.ca.