TITLE

Rosiglitazone REMS arrives in November

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 13, p1176
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers details related to the risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) for rosiglitazone-containing products, set to commence in November 2011, to reduce the risk of adverse ischemic cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Information on GlaxoSmithKline's three products affected by the REMS is offered along with an overview of the new rosiglitazone distribution program and its implications on pharmacies and patients.
ACCESSION #
62548669

 

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