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Researchers warn about gangrene cases in patients on SGLT2 diabetes drugs

After the FDA last year slapped a warning label on SGLT2 diabetes drugs, detailing risks of an infection with a rare flesh-eating bacteria, a team of researchers has come out with a new set of numbers—and a warning for doctors prescribing the drugs. In a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers found… Read More »

The trouble with new drugs

When a drug is approved by the FDA, it may seem like it’s only a matter of time before some unexpected side effects are discovered. Perhaps it seems that way because it’s true! According to a study of all drugs approved between 2001 and 2010, the FDA announced alerts, warnings, or recalls on about one-third… Read More »