A 73 year-old woman recently recalled her close call with Avandia, an experimental blood sugar regulating drug. Her daughter believes that the drug led to the 73 year-old woman’s heart attack. She began taking Avandia in 2004 and suffered a heart attack in October of 2005. The woman was finally taken off of the drug after a diligent nursing home doctor received notice that Avandia was causing health problems. She is doing well today – better than she was two years ago.
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