Lung Cancers Prompt Pfizer To Revise Exubera Label

Law360, New York (April 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Pfizer Inc. said Wednesday that reviews of clinical trial data showed an increase in lung cancer cases in patients who used the inhaled insulin treatment Exubera, leading the drugmaker to update the warning label on the diabetes medication.

The company said there were too few cases to determine whether the lung cancer was directly related to Exubera use but noted that all new cases of lung cancer were observed in patients who had a history of smoking.

The update to the label, Pfizer said, is based...
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