BREAKING NEWS: FDA Advisers Recommend Diabetes Drug Stay on Market

July 30, 2007

Gaithersburg, Md. -- By a vote of 20 to three a group of FDA advisers found evidence that rosiglitazone (Avandia), the popular oral anti-diabetes drug, increases the risk of myocardial infarction. But the same advisers said the drug should stay on the market.

GAITHERSBURG, Md. July 30 -- By a vote of 20 to three a group of FDA advisers found evidence that rosiglitazone (Avandia), the popular oral anti-diabetes drug, increases the risk of myocardial infarction. But the same advisers said the drug should stay on the market.