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Avandia to be Withdrawn from the Market by End of the Year

GlaxoSmithKlines diabetes drug, Avandia will be pulled off the shelves by the end of November after a number of studies showed that the drug increased the risk of heart attacks among type 2 diabetes patients. ��H...Read More

Posted on : Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:14 PM
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How come they have not established the connection of Avandia and heart attacks in clinical trials?
Replied on Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:14 PM
yes ennairam_23.its a curious case..actually in phase 4 studies they concluded there is no fatal SAE and the AE reported in the study population was hyperlipidaemia [9.77%], upper respiratory tract infection(6.11%) and oedema(5.32%).It seems the clinical DATA is cooked up..??
Replied on Friday, May 20, 2011 2:52 AM
 


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