Avandia News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/19/2016
Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

9/2/2015
Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?

Combining glitazones with standard treatment improved survival in small study

11/25/2013
FDA to Lift Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia

Not all experts are happy with granting wider access to the troubled medication, however

7/10/2013
Development of New Diabetes Drug Halted by Maker

Failure of aleglitazar might affect FDA deliberations on whether to ease restrictions on similar drug Avandia

6/7/2013
FDA Panel Votes to Change Tight Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia

Controversial decision comes after a second look at major data review focused on heart risks

7/3/2012
Another Study Links Diabetes Drug Actos to Bladder Cancer

Individual risk still remains low, however

6/11/2012
Diabetes Drugs Avandia, Actos Linked to Vision Woes

They may raise risk of macular edema, researchers report

6/1/2012
Diabetes Drug Actos May Increase Bladder Cancer Odds

But the absolute risk of getting the cancer is small, researchers find

5/1/2012
Better Ways Needed to Track Drug Safety: Report

Medicines should be monitored throughout their 'life cycles,' from approval onward

4/30/2012
Two-Drug Therapy Helped Kids With Type 2 Diabetes

But best combination of meds for young patients still isn't known, experts say