Avandia Bigger Heart Risk Than Competitor: Study
The study, published Nov. 24 in the Archives of Internal Medicine, looked at 28,361 patients older than 65 who were treated for diabetes from 2000 to 2005. Of those, 49.7 percent were treated with Avandia — generically known as rosiglitazone — and 50.3 percent were treated with Actos — generically called pioglitazone.
Both drugs have been linked...
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