Avandia drug injuries could affect patients’ hearts
March 24, 2011
Do you have problems managing your diabetes? The development of new drugs is exciting. Many people wait for medications that will help them deal with illnesses such as diabetes. However, new medications often have unknown side effects that may not be revealed until after patients have taken the drugs for a while.
Avandia, a diabetes drug that has caused much controversy in the medical field, has now been associated with heart problems, HealthDay News reports.
Drug injuries, including heart disease and death, are more likely in patients who use Avandia than other diabetes medications.
Unfortunately, Avandia drug injuries may be common because Avandia is a frequently prescribed drug.