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2008-07-02 00:05:00

Speaking before a U.S. advisory panel, Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Steven Nissen said higher standards of testing should be enforced to ensure that new proposed diabetes medicines do not damage patients’ hearts.

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2008-01-31 10:20:00

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley said yesterday that Dr. Steven M. Haffner, a well-known diabetes expert at the University of Health Science Center in San Antonio, had leaked confidential, unpublished information to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that questioned the safety of the company’s diabetes drug Avandia.

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2007-05-23 14:30:00

How can big safety issues go undetected in medicines taken by millions of people for many years, as happened this week with the diabetes pill Avandia and a few years ago with the painkiller Vioxx?

2005-07-12 14:32:41

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diabetic patients with abnormally high liver enzymes are not at increased risk for developing liver toxicity from treatment with Avandia (rosiglitazone), results of a study indicate. Avandia "can be safely used" in these patients, Dr.

2005-07-12 14:23:18

(Corrects name in headline from Rosiglitazone to Avandia)A corrected version follows By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diabetic patients with abnormally high liver enzymes are not at increased risk for developing liver toxicity from treatment with Avandia (rosiglitazone), results of a study indicate.


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  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
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