Diabetes Drugs Byetta, Victoza Scruti...

Diabetes Drugs Byetta, Victoza Scrutinized For Possible Cancer Link

There are 5 comments on the International Business Times story from Sep 14, 2011, titled Diabetes Drugs Byetta, Victoza Scrutinized For Possible Cancer Link. In it, International Business Times reports that:

Two popular diabetes drugs are being scrutinized after some researchers warned that their prolonged use may make diabetics more susceptible to multiple cancers.

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Winnipeg, Canada

#1 Sep 14, 2011
Pharma does it again, helps patients trade one diseases for another. Its called the replacement effect.

Brooklyn, NY

#2 May 23, 2013
It's sad that Byetta has been linked with increased pancreatic cancer risk. Diabetes is a common disease and one of the most problematic. Proper testing should have been done with these types of medication especially in light of the potential use and harm this medication could have for people who suffered from diabetes. Read more about Byetta link with cancer here at http://www.byetta-lawsuits.co

Phoenix, AZ

#3 Jun 6, 2013
These studies have been confirmed of a definite association between the anti-diabetic drug Byetta and an increased risk for thyroid and pancreatic cancer in patients taking the medication over long periods of time. This has led to drug-safety authorities advocating a change in Byetta's warning labels, as well as, patients filing suit with Amylin Pharmaceuticals. You may check http://byetta-pancreatic-cancer-lawsuit.net for related information.

Los Angeles, CA

#4 Jul 1, 2013
It has also been shown in clinical trials that patients who took Victoza demonstrated a greater risk of developing acute pancreatitis than those who were prescribed with other diabetes drugs. Check out this link for more information about Victoza and its Side effects: http://www.slideshare.net/gregoryhbrown89/vic...

Winnipeg, Canada

#5 Jul 2, 2013
No surprise here. Its a criminal industry that does shoddy safety studies or none at all. Government approves and protects them. Ever hear about a Pharma employee or owner doing prison time for these mass murders and criminal assaults? Ever hear of law enforcement investigating them?

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