9 September, 2010
Concerns over Avandia side effects has led an independent panel of drug safety experts in England to call for an Avandia recall.
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is the Brittish counterpart to the U.S. FDA. Avandia side effects risks outweigh its benefits, the regulators were advised by the panel. Continue reading Drug experts call for UK Avandia recall due to side effectsCategory: Avandia News | Avandia Recall | Avandia Safety | Avandia Side Effects
28 August, 2010
A new study comparing heart side effects risks of rival diabetes drugs Avandia and Actos suggests both treatments carry similar risks of heart attack, acute heart failure and death.
Researchers at health insurance company WellPoint reviewed the claims records of over 29,000 diabetic clients who took either of the drugs between 2001 and 2005. The study was published on August 24, 2010 in the medical journal, “Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.” Continue reading Avandia heart risks similar to Actos claims new studyCategory: Avandia Cardiovascular Risk | Avandia Lawsuit | Avandia News | Avandia Safety | Avandia Side Effects
31 July, 2010
Avandia increases the risk of fractures in women over 50 and in men who also take loop diuretics, according a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
The new study examined diabetes treatments and fractures using data from the TRIAD study of diabetic patients in managed care settings. Continue reading New study links TZDs Actos and Avandia to fracture riskCategory: Avandia News | Avandia Safety | Avandia Side Effects
27 July, 2010
A heart attack is the sudden death heart cells due to inadequate blood flow to part of the heart.
A heart attack occurs when blood supply to an area of the heart is cut off by a clot blocking coronary artery blood flow to the heart. Heart damages caused by heart attack oxygen deprivation can rapidly lead to permanent disability and death. Use of the Type 2 diabetes drug Avandia has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack. Continue reading Avandia Heart Attack LawsuitCategory: Avandia Cardiovascular Risk | Avandia Side Effects
25 July, 2010
A stroke is the sudden death of brain cells due to inadequate blood flow to part of the brain.
A stroke occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off by a blockage or rupture of a blood vessel to or within the brain. Damage to brain cells caused by stroke-related oxygen deprivation can rapidly lead to permanent disability and death. Use of the Type 2 diabetes drug Avandia has been linked to an increased risk of stroke. Continue reading Avandia Stroke LawsuitCategory: Avandia Cardiovascular Risk | Avandia Side Effects
22 July, 2010
While Avandia side effects data are being reviewed by the FDA, Avandia lawsuit settlements are being reached, and an Avandia recall still is being considered, the FDA has barred new diabetes patients from participating in the TIDE trial. Continue reading FDA Avandia news on TIDE: New patients barredCategory: Avandia FDA | Avandia News | Avandia Recall | Avandia Safety | Avandia Side Effects
18 July, 2010
GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to Avandia lawsuit settlements totaling about $460 million
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13 July, 2010
Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee
Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee
Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg
July 13 – 14, 2010
A list of 47 experts at the joint FDA drug advisory committee meeting to evaluate Avandia safety data, cardiovascular/heart risk, side effects and an Avandia recall. Continue reading FDA Avandia Safety Joint Advisory Committee Meeting Roster - ExpertsCategory: Avandia FDA | Avandia Recall | Avandia Safety | Avandia Side Effects | Avandia Warning
23 March, 2010
FDA in Saudi Arabia suspends diabetes drug Avandia
Distribution of Avandia has been suspended for six months by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), linking use of the diabetes drug to adverse cardiovascular effects. A decision has not been made whether a permanent Avandia recall will follow.
“The S FDA Committee… Continue reading Avandia suspended from market by Saudi FDACategory: Avandia Cardiovascular Risk | Avandia News | Avandia Recall | Avandia Safety | Avandia Side Effects
23 March, 2010
Avandia research study shows experts defending the diabetes drug had financial ties to GlaxoSmithKline
They discovered that 94% of the authors who defended Avandia (rosiglitazone) had financial ties to drug makers. Almost half of the financial ties amounted to a conflict of interest… Continue reading Avandia heart attack risk researchers had financial ties to drug maker, conflicts of interestCategory: Avandia Cardiovascular Risk | Avandia News | Avandia Safety | Avandia Side Effects