Avandia, Risk of Congestive Heart Failure Significant Safety Risk

Elliott, William T.
July 2007
Travel Medicine Advisor;Jul2007, Vol. 17 Issue 7, Special section p1
The article reports on several medications that were given warning for their effects or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as of July 2007. Those given the black box warning include the rosiglitazone from GlaxoSmithKline and pioglitazone due to concerns over heart failure associated with the use of the said drugs for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Rotigonine transdermal for the treatment of early stage idiopathic Parkinson's disease was approved by the agency.


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