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Bad News Continues for Avandia Diabetes Drug

The diabetes drug Avandia, once the world’s top-selling diabetes medication, took two more hits with one new study linking it to an increased risk of heart attacks and a separate study linking it to an increased risk of heart failure and stroke.

The research comes only weeks before an upcoming federal hearing to reconsider its fate. Shari Roan, LA Times 06/29/2010
The drug, known by its generic name, rosiglitazone, was approved in 1999 to help people with Type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar. At the time, it was considered a safer alternative than existing diabetes drugs used instead of insulin. Soon after approval, the drug was linked to an increased risk of heart failure and bone fractures; worries about the drug’s safety increased in 2007 when a meta-analysis — a pooling of previous studies — concluded that the drug increased the risk of heart attack.

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