Advisory panel to weigh in on Avandia

An FDA advisory panel is finally set to review Avandia today, after some research found it to increase the risk of causing a heart attack....

An FDA advisory panel is finally set to review Avandia today, after some research found it to increase the risk of causing a heart attack. There's a range of things that could happen here, though it's thought to be a touch premature to withdraw the drug completely. The agency doesn't have to follow the panel's advice of course, but it usually does. For all our past Avandia coverage see here.

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