The FDA recently announced that GlaxoSmithKline, the manufacturer of Avandia, will be changing its boxed warnings to include the risk of heart attacks. Avandia is a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. Studies have shown that people with type 2 diabetes who have an underlying heart disease or are at an increased risk of heart attacks while using this medication. For more information view the following website:
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