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New study confirms Avandia heart injury

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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A new analysis confirms that those who take the diabetes drug Avandia are more likely to develop heart problems and die than those who take a similar type of diabetes medication. Avandia helps control blood sugar levels in the body, and is prescribed for patients with type 2 diabetes. Studies in recent years have differed […]

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Digitek Causes Toxicity and Death

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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The FDA has recently released a Class 1 Digitek recall for all strengths of Digitek tablets. The tablets, manufactured by Actavis Totowa, may possibly contain a double dose of the active ingredient in Digitek (digoxin). Over ingestion of digoxin can result in severe side effects including digitalis toxicity, a condition which may result in death. […]

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