Posts Tagged 'Pancreatic Cancer'

Byetta alternatives may help patients without Byetta cancer risks

Eli Lilly has reported some success in clinical trials with new type II diabetes medication, dulaglutide, which showing decreases risks of diabetes medication side effects. Diabetes drugs such as Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Byetta injection have been shown to increase the risks for pancreatitis and cancer.

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Byetta probe prompted by doctor’s pancreas study

Both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have launched new investigations into diabetes drug Byetta concerning its link to pancreatic cancer. The reviews were in large part thanks to the independent study work of Doctor Peter Butler, according to the New York Times.

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FDA investigated Byetta link to pancreatic cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the connection between type II diabetes drug Byetta and an increased risk of pancreatic cancer. Byetta is manufactured by Amylin Pharmaceuticals and administered as a twice-daily injection.

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Diabetes drugs Byetta, Januvia linked to cancer risk

A new study has found that diabetes patients taking the drugs Januvia or Byetta may be three times more likely to develop pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer. Researchers also discovered a possible increased risk of thyroid cancer among Byetta users.

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