Category: Drugs On Our Radar

Multaq: Don’t Ignore These Safety Signals

| January 28, 2013 | Comments (3)

Would you take a drug if you knew this about it: “Multaq doubles the rate of cardiovascular death, stroke, and heart failure” in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) – the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “A clinical study in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) and cardiovascular risk factors was stopped early due […]

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Actos: The Diabetes Drug With A Nasty Secret

| January 21, 2013 | Comments (1)

Previously, we told you about the killer diabetes drug Avandia that was banned from the UK and Europe, back in 2010. Unfortunately, if you are diabetic then you’re not out of the firing line yet… It turns out that Actos — Avandia’s main competitor — has a dirty little secret of its own. Between 2001-2007, […]

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