Tag: "rosiglitazone" at medical news
Avandia Improves Quality of Life in Diabetes Patients
... German researchers,little evidence supports using rosiglitazone
(Avandia) to improve the quality or length of life...t this new information. The benefit-risk ratio of rosiglitazone
therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus needs urgent clarification, say the authors of the latest review...
Sideeffects of Rosiglitazone in Type2 Diabetes Patients
...etween potential benefits and potential harms when rosiglitazone
is used by people with type 2 diabetes has to be a... a total of 8432 people and found no evidence that rosiglitazone
led to better patient outcomes when compared with other therapies. Diabetic control (as measured b...
Diabetes Drug Dramatically Boosts Potency of Platinum Chemotherapy
... platinum chemotherapy agent and the diabetes drug rosiglitazone
halted or shrank mouse tumors as much as three tim...treatment, but several small clinical trials found rosiglitazone
alone was ineffective against several cancer types. Despite this setback, and because rosizitaglon...
Controversy Spikes Over Anti-diabetes Drug Avandia
...ater heart attack risk, while a GSK study claimed rosiglitazone
is safe. The GlaxoSmithKline study published onl... provide assurance of the safety of treatment with rosiglitazone
(Avandia). If anything, it shows the opposite," said Massachusetts General Hospital diabetes exper...
Patients Advised for Using Rosiglitazone to See Their Doctor - ADA
...rim analysis of the cardiovascular safety trial of rosiglitazone
(brand name, Avandia). The article was accompanied by three editorials. Although the findings from RECORD (Rosiglitazone Evaluated for Cardiac Outcomes and Regulation of Glycemia in Diabetes) found no significant increase in heart attack or cardiac ...
Drug Surveillance System Needs to Be Fixed
...all follows a recent analysis of the diabetes drug rosiglitazone
(Avandia) which raised serious questions about the drugs safety. Rosiglitazone was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1999 and by the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) in 2000. Its popularity has increased steadily, with more t...
Lifestyle changes not prescription drugs to fight diabetes, say scientists
... are just as effective, they stress. Trials show rosiglitazone
pills do work, but so does weight loss, which is a...n the face of a study that reported last September rosiglitazone
might be as effective in preventing the onset of diabetes as in treating the disease.Researcher Hert...
Hope for Ending the Pain, Infertility of Endometriosis?
...the possible use of the diabetes medication called rosiglitazone
as a treatment for endometriosis. The trial is in progress of recruiting participants with Stage I or II (minimal or mild) endometriosis, and there is no conclusive result yet, but Lebovic says the medication may help to decrease endometriosis pat...
Diabetes on the Rise among Filipinos
...or Diabetes Reduction Approaches with ramipril and rosiglitazone
Medications) for pre-diabetes patients showed the ...follow-up period, 51 percent of those who received rosiglitazone
returned to normal blood sugar levels compared to 30 percent of those who received placebo. Rosiglit...
New drug proven to tackle Type 2 Diabetes
...s, as proven in research studies. Though currently rosiglitazone
is being used only as a second line treatment for diabetics, it may soon be used as a front line therapy for nearly 8% of people with high blood sugar world wide. Rosiglitazone is still not proven in its efficacy to stall onset of Diabetes in thos...
Oral Drug Rosiglitazone Could Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
...udied 5,269 high-risk adults who were either given rosiglitazone
or a dummy placebo. After three years, 280 individ...tal heart failure however was also observed in the rosiglitazone
group, according to the findings published in the online edition of the Lancet medical journal. T...
Cutting the risk of diabetes with a pill
... suggests that for every 1,000 people treated with rosiglitazone
for three years, about 144 cases of diabetes will be prevented, with an excess of four to five cases of congestive heart failure.' SAV...