The prescription diabetes drugs Byetta®, Janumet®, and Januvia® have been linked to serious health problems in some users. All three drugs are meant to improve blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients.
According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Byetta, Janumet, and Januvia have been linked to acute pancreatitis, including severe forms of hemorrhagic pancreatitis and necrotizing pancreatitis. Hemorrhagic pancreatitis describes inflammation of the pancreas with bleeding, and necrotizing pancreatitis occurs when the inflamed pancreas destroys itself.
Symptoms of hemorrhagic and necrotizing pancreatitis include:
Hemorrhagic and necrotizing pancreatitis may be fatal.
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