Review: Rosiglitazone increase risk for MI but does not differ from other drugs for CV death in type 2 diabetes

November 2007
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p66
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study analyzing the effects of rosiglitazone (RGZ) on risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and cardiovascular (CV) deaths. It mentions several data sources used in the study including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration web site. It discusses the selection and assessment methods and mentions the outcomes of the study. It concludes that RGZ increases the risk of MI and CV deaths in patients having type 2 diabetes, more than placebo and other drugs.


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