Friday, January 22, 2010

FDA issues warnings about Meridia

An ongoing review of the side effects of Meridia, a prescription weight-loss drug that has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack and strokes in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease, has led the FDA to warn against its use for people suffering from heart problems. Go here for the full story. Go here for an article on whether the FDA should just pull Meridia from the market altogether.

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