Avandia Risks Keep Getting More Apparent | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Every new study of GlaxoSmithKline’s type 2 diabetes drug Avandia shows the medication to less and less safe. My colleague Emily Mapp Brannon catalogs recent findings regarding Avandia’s risks for causing fatal heart attacks, liver damage and fractures in her latest post to the Virginia Beach Injuryboard. She concludes that the drug, known generically as rosiglitazone, is at least as risky as untreated diabetes.

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