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Thiazolidinediones Associated with Increased Risk of Fractures
A study recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that women taking thiazolidinediones, such as AVANDARYL, are at an increased risk of fractures of the hip and spine. Thiazolidinediones are medicines used to treat diabetes. One particular thiazolidinedione is called pioglitazone and is sold under the brand name Actos. Another is rosiglitazone, sold under the brand name Avandia. These products also come as a combination tablet with metformin (called Actoplus Met and Avandamet) and a combination tablet with glimepiride (called Avandaryl and Duetact). For more information please visit: http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/180/1/32
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Thiazolidinediones Associated with Increased Risk of Fractures
A study recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that women taking thiazolidinediones, such as DUETACT, are at an increased risk of fractures of the hip and spine. Thiazolidinediones are medicines used to treat diabetes. One particular thiazolidinedione is called pioglitazone and is sold under the brand name Actos. Another is rosiglitazone, sold under the brand name Avandia. These products also come as a combination tablet with metformin (called Actoplus Met and Avandamet) and a combination tablet with glimepiride (called Avandaryl and Duetact). For more information please visit: http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/reprint/180/1/32
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Date Published Title Drug Source
2009-06-08 Thiazolidinediones Associated with Increased Risk of Fractures MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Thiazolidinediones Associated with Increased Risk of Fractures Glimepiride and Pioglitazone MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Chlorpromazine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Thioridazine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Fluphenazine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Perphenazine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Trifluoperazine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Thiothixene MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Loxapine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Haloperidol MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Moban MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Pimozide MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Risperidone MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Clozapine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Olanzapine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Quetiapine MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Ziprasidone MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Aripiprazole MediGuard CRT
2009-06-08 Antipsychotics Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death Paliperidone MediGuard CRT