Navigation Links
FDA Panel Appears Skeptical Over Key Avandia Data
Date:7/13/2010

dia for physicians fighting diabetes," said Dr. Ellen Strahlman, Glaxo's chief medical officer, in a statement released at the time. "We believe that the results showed that Avandia is safe."

On Friday, the company, in a prepared statement, said, "The RECORD study was conducted according to good clinical practices and the data are reliable. . . RECORD demonstrated that Avandia was not associated with an overall increase in cardiovascular hospitalization or cardiovascular death compared to metformin and sulfonylureas."

According to the Times, Marciniak was on hand at Tuesday's hearings and reiterated his doubts about RECORD. He pointed to the case of one participant in the trial whose heart attack was excised from his medical record by the doctor in charge of those materials.

"I think this type of handling of events is completely unacceptable, Marciniak told those at the hearing.

But the researcher in charge of RECORD defended the trial's integrity. Dr. Philip Home, professor of diabetes medicine at Newcastle University, to panel members that contrary to the allegations in an editorial published in last week's New England Journal of Medicine, the trial's independent safety committee "was not compromised by GSK in 2007."

Also on Tuesday, groups including the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and The Endocrine Society issued a joint statement advising patients who are using Avandia to hold steady for now.

"Patients should continue taking all currently prescribed medications unless instructed otherwise by their health care provider," the experts said. "Stopping diabetes medications can result in higher levels of blood glucose that may cause serious short-term health problems and could increase the risk of diabetes-related complications in the long term."

They added that "until further clarification is provided by the FDA, the decision whether or not to use a
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. NJIT professor heads panel studying sudden car acceleration
2. FDA Panel Votes Against Approval of Female Viagra
3. FDA Panel Weighs OK of Female Viagra
4. FDA Panel Backs New Morning After Pill
5. FDA Panel to Vote on New Morning After Pill
6. U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors
7. John Theurer Cancer Center and LLS host panel discussion with leading hematologists
8. DSPanel's New Mobile Analytics Server for Business Intelligence: Data Analysis, Monitoring and Planning When and Where You Need It
9. ANY LAB TEST NOW Launches New Infectious Disease Panels - Affordable Panels Test for H1N1, Staph, E. coli and Other Infectious Diseases
10. PSA-TEC to Present State of the Industry Panel Discussion
11. Panel recommends standardizing prescription container labeling
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
FDA Panel Appears Skeptical Over Key Avandia Data
(Date:9/30/2014)... DC (PRWEB) September 30, ... **MEDIA ADVISORY** , From:        Hope ... Barnwell, 910.554.1505, abarnwell(at)hopeforthewarriors(dot)org ... Hope® Celebration , Date:        Thursday, ... Address:    The Army and Navy ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Barbara Williamson shares her life story for the ... Life: Love, Sex and Commitment" . As co-founder with ... highly successful and controversial Sandstone Retreat in Malibu, California, ... started what became known as the hub of the ... outrageously popular, with a membership reaching 500 and nearly ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 Computer Resources of America, ... based in New York City, has been awarded ... to transform, manage, and support the IT environment ... a leading provider of innovative services that enable ... The contract will cover the four NY-metro ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 Bibliomotion is ... Redefining Leadership for the Complex Social Age by ... 2014). , In the book, the authors apply their leadership ... which to view the conversations, actions, and behaviors that leaders ... world. Click here to read a review of ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 RBS Reputation Management is reported to ... Your Name’. , The service name may surprise as ... the service this odd name, a management professional said, “This ... this name. We have named the service ‘Remove Your Name’ ... get rid of all those posts which light their name ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hope For The Warriors' Got Heart, Give Hope Celebration Media Advisory 2Health News:The Autobiography "An Extraordinary Life: Love, Sex and Commitment" Embraces Healthy Sexual Behavior 2Health News:The Autobiography "An Extraordinary Life: Love, Sex and Commitment" Embraces Healthy Sexual Behavior 3Health News:CRA Awarded Managed Services Contract for Large NYC Nonprofit 2Health News:The Social Leader: new Bibliomotion book redefines leadership for the Social Age 2Health News:The Social Leader: new Bibliomotion book redefines leadership for the Social Age 3Health News:The Social Leader: new Bibliomotion book redefines leadership for the Social Age 4Health News:The Social Leader: new Bibliomotion book redefines leadership for the Social Age 5Health News:The Social Leader: new Bibliomotion book redefines leadership for the Social Age 6Health News:RBS Reputation Management Announces A New Service ‘Remove Your Name’ 2
... Recent research published in the July issue of the ... between serum TCDD levels and age of onset of ... menopause is believed to reflect the rate of atrophy ... can have important health implications because women with early ...
... psychological treatment in order to get rid of the impact the ... it mentally.// ,Psychiatrist warn that the people who witnessed the ... may need counselling and psychotherapy to get out of the trauma. ... real impact of the incident will be felt after a few ...
... drinking coffee. A link has been found between cola ... the Journal of American Medical Association, found “strong evidence ... an increased risk of hypertension in women." ... link between caffeine consumption and hypertension, but experts also ...
... of Diabetes Care, establishes Ruboxistaurin as a promising novel treatment that ... Nephropathy is ... and is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease in the ... Many persons with diabetes ...
... all religious party organized in New Delhi by Sri the Art ... uniform voice against discrimination based on gender and concern was shared ... religious leaders were present in the meeting and they were not ... determination of sex which has lead to an increase in abortion ...
... for the launch of a movement against sex selection that ... many parts of the country. The movement is believed to ... ,The brainchild of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), ... the Art of Living Foundation spiritual head Sri Sri Ravi ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ruboxistaurin As A Novel Treatment For Diabetic Nephropathy 2Health News:Imbalance In Gender Ratio Addressed By Religious Leaders 2
(Date:9/29/2014)... , Sept. 29, 2014 Pharmaceutical Care Management ... today outlined policy solutions that could reduce prescription fraud ... Hill briefing, " Prescription Opioid Abuse: Fighting Back on ... Reform and PCMA. The briefing featured ... prescription drug abuse and fraud. The Centers for Disease ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... YORK , Sept. 29, 2014 ... Summary GlobalData,s new report, "EU5 Esophagoscopes ... market data on the EU5 Esophagoscopes & Gastroscopes ... US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices ... Video Esophagoscopes, Flexible Non-Video (Fibre) Gastroscopes and Flexible ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... BEIJING , Sept. 29, 2014  Following US and ... accelerator, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has ... in the country. According to the International ... people are diagnosed with cancer every year in ... types including lung, gastric, colorectal, liver and esophageal cancers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PCMA: How Congress Can Fight Prescription Drug Fraud and Abuse 2EU5 Esophagoscopes & Gastroscopes Market Outlook to 2020 2EU5 Esophagoscopes & Gastroscopes Market Outlook to 2020 3Chinese clinics and cancer patients to benefit from Elekta's Versa HD radiation therapy system 2Chinese clinics and cancer patients to benefit from Elekta's Versa HD radiation therapy system 3
... DIEGO, Dec. 18 Ambrx Inc. today announced ... with Merck & Co. Inc. to,develop a novel ... Factor 21 (FGF-21) for the treatment of type ... The collaboration utilizes Ambrx,s proprietary protein technology,ReCODE(TM), ...
... Epeius Biotechnologies,Corporation announced today that the company ... Rexin-G(R) from the Philippine Bureau of Food ... lead product as a safe,and effective treatment ... as a tumor-targeted anticancer agent, that actively ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Ambrx Enters FGF-21 Type 2 Diabetes Drug Discovery Collaboration with Merck and Co. Inc. 2ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G(R), a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer 2ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G(R), a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer 3
Used for vascular access. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Used for placement of .035 inch (0.89 mm) or .038 inch (0.97 mm) diameter wire guides into the vascular system when a small 24 gage needle stick is desired....
Used to introduce large devices for vascular intervention....
Used to introduce large balloon, closed and non-tapered end catheters or other devices for intervention....
Medicine Products: