Doubts Over Januvia, Byetta

Doubts Over Januvia, Byetta

There are 3 comments on the Journal Watch story from May 31, 2013, titled Doubts Over Januvia, Byetta. In it, Journal Watch reports that:

Patients may ask about a New York Times article on Peter C. Butler, a UCLA endocrinologist who found precancerous changes in the pancreatic tissue of people who'd taken the antidiabetes drugs sitagliptin or Byetta .

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Brooklyn, NY

#1 Jun 5, 2013
Byetta remains a popular anti-diabetic drug, yet more evidence continues to appear of its links to causing potentially fatal side effects: pancreatic and thyroid cancer. These two complications form the basis of the lawsuits against Byetta's manufacturer. Read more about this growing controversy here at

Phoenix, AZ

#3 Jun 27, 2013
Doubts over Januvia and Byetta are justified since both drugs have been found to be linked to causing pancreatic cancer. Both drugs have been brought under review by an international study to determine if they were safe enough to continue to be marketed to the public. Read more about Januvia here

Phoenix, AZ

#4 Jul 26, 2013
These drugs have been linked to the development of certain types of cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken it upon themselves to evaluate the studies that have been published concerning Byetta use to the succeeding development of pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and thyroid cancer. As a result, hundreds of lawsuits have been filed. Read more here (site) for more comprehensive articles about Byetta and its alleged side effects. You may check for related info.

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