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  • The FDA is reviewing data on a certain class of diabetes drugs which it says might lead to precancerous changes in the pancreas. The drugs may include Eli Lilly's (LLY) Tradjenta, Merck's (MRK) Januvia, Novo Nordisk's (NVO) Victoza, and Bristol-Myers Squibb's (BMY) Byetta. Labels on the drugs already warn of increased potential for pancreatitis, which is the inflamation of the pancreas. The precancerous changes are new, and would affect future labeling. [View news story]
    i believe they are citing an increased incidence of pre-cancerous lesions, not just inflammation, no?
    Mar 15 01:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The FDA is reviewing data on a certain class of diabetes drugs which it says might lead to precancerous changes in the pancreas. The drugs may include Eli Lilly's (LLY) Tradjenta, Merck's (MRK) Januvia, Novo Nordisk's (NVO) Victoza, and Bristol-Myers Squibb's (BMY) Byetta. Labels on the drugs already warn of increased potential for pancreatitis, which is the inflamation of the pancreas. The precancerous changes are new, and would affect future labeling. [View news story]
    This is not going to end well for Byetta nor Bydureon, i don't think.
    Mar 15 01:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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