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New Study: Avandia Riskier Than Actos
An_202443 posted:
Older patients who take Avandia have a higher risk of death, heart failure , and stroke than patients taking Actos , a similar diabetes drug, a new study finds.
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Louise_WebMD_Staff responded:
Here is the WebMD Article: New Study: Avandia Riskier than Actos

Keep in mind that no one should suddenly discontinue their medication without talking to their personal physician. But, if you are on Avandia-it would be wise to call your physician and see if safety concerns mean you should change medications.

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