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FDA overturns safety limits on diabetes drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, citing recent data suggesting that the much-debated medication does not increase the risk of heart […]

11/25/2013

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FDA weighs lifting safety restrictions on Avandia

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former blockbuster diabetes pill which was subjected to major safety restrictions in 2010 may not be as risky as once thought, according to the latest analysis of the much-debated GlaxoSmithKline drug […]

06/03/2013

GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 billion for health fraud

(AP) – The Justice Department says GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to promoting two popular drugs for unapproved uses and to failing to report important safety data about a diabetes drug to […]

07/02/2012

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