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Bayer's Trasylol Increases Risk Of Death: Study

Law360 (June 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Just weeks after Bayer AG yanked the leftover stock of its blood-clotting drug Trasylol from the U.S. market, a newly published study has revealed that patients receiving the drug have a greatly increased risk of death.

The final results of the long-awaited study, published last Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that Trasylol increases the risk of death by 54% while also greatly increasing the risk of other heart complications.

Bayer suspended sales of Trasylol in November at the urging of the U.S....
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