Diabetes Drug Avandia Found to Have Great Risks
If you take Avandia, you are urged by experts to call your doctor.
Avandia was put on the market eight years ago and over six million people have already taken it.
The GlaxoSmithKline drug is prescribed for type two diabetes. It was considered a breakthrough medication for blood sugar control. But now, new research has the food and drug administration worried.
According to the New England Journal of Medicine, if you take Avandia you are at a 45 percent greater risk of having a heart attack or death.
Experts said do not stop taking the medicine on your own and to contact your doctor first.
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