Diabetes Drug

  • Health Ministry to review ban on anti-diabetes drug Pioglitazone 19-07-2013 01:40 PM

    The Health Ministry is expected to decide on the fate of anti-diabetes drug Pioglitazone on Friday. The verdict is likely to affect millions of users. The drug has been banned in Germany and France because of the side-effects like gallbladder cancer. ...
  • Diabetes drug may be bad for heart: Report 21-02-2010 06:43 PM

    An internal report by the US Food and Drug Administration has said that common diabetes drug Rosiglitazone comes with a risk of heart attacks. Sold by GSK under the name Avandia, the drug reportedly causes fluid retention. A US Senate report has alleged that drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline knew of the risks....