LegalView Updates Avandia Portal with Details of Conclusive Evidence on Link between Avandia and Increased Bone Fractures among Patients

May 15, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Denver, CO - updated its Avandia information portal with details of a study recently conducted by Swiss researchers. The study definitively linked Avandia to early onset osteoporosis and bone fracture among long-term patients. The study compared a diabetic control group of individuals without fractures during an 11-year period to a group of more than 1,000 diabetics diagnosed with bone fractures by British physicians. Type 2 diabetes sufferers who have taken Avandia should speak to a pharmaceutical law firm immediately for help with developing potential Avandia lawsuit to receive monetary compensation for the incurred medical costs associated with the Avandia risks.

Avandia was approved by the FDA in May 1999, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, and quickly became a popular treatment for type 2 diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus type 2. According to the American Diabetes Association, an estimated 14.6 million individuals have diabetes and almost 6.2 million are unaware of their diagnosis. Avandia has been reportedly prescribed to nearly 3.5 million diabetes type 2 sufferers in America. Additionally, speaking with an experienced Avandia law firm about the potential for an Avandia osteoporosis lawsuit is advisable. Individuals may have the potential for receiving monetary compensation as a result of the Avandia safety risks .

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