TITLE

Warning letter links deaths to drugs

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, William
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/27/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1779, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the confidential letter sent by German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim warning about increased risk of death from asthma from exhalation of their beta-2 agonists. Beta-2 agonists as mainstay of asthma treatment; Warning sent to authorities before full publication of results of a study; Inquiry launched earlier by the Department of Health.
ACCESSION #
10491374

 

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