FDA Says Certain Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Serious Joint Pain

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a safety alert that some widely used treatments for Type 2 diabetes can cause severe and disabling joint pain, raising concerns for a big-selling class of drugs. The FDA alert applies to a category of pills known as DPP-IV inhibitors, which include AstraZeneca PLC’s diabetes drug Onglyza, and Tradjenta. Via The Wall Street Journal. Posted August 28, 2015.

–Alanna McCatty


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Alanna M. is a graduate of Pace University.


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