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What is Avandia and why is it prescribed?

Avandia, or rosiglitazone, is an anti-diabetic drug marketed by GlaxoSmithKline. Avandia is prescribed to type II diabetes patients.

What is the defect linked to Avandia?

Reports have linked Avandia use with a higher risk of fatal heart attacks, while some other reports have disputed the finding. Avandia has come under close scrutiny of the Food and Drug Administration in response to the higher risk of heart attack, heart failure, osteoporosis and other potentially dangerous side effects.

What are the adverse symptoms caused by Avandia?

Avandia may cause the following:

  • Heart disease
  • Bone fractures
  • Eye damage
  • Hepatotoxicity (liver damage)

Contact an Avandia Dangerous Drugs Lawyer in Massachusetts

If you or someone you love has been harmed by Avandia, or any other dangerous drug, contact the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone, serving Boston, Worcester, Springfield, and communities throughout Massachusetts, to fight for your rights. We also serve out-of-state victims injured in Massachusetts.

Remember, your initial consultation is free, and you don’t pay us unless you win.

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