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Side Effects of Wegovy for Teens
Wegovy (semaglutide), a popular diabetes drug, has gotten a lot more popular over the last 18 months. In June 2021,…
Alcohol has strong associations with fun and relaxation, but it’s just another drug as far as your body is concerned.…
Diabetes: Finding the Right Drugs – Diet Balance
Carol Gee had been using two different types of insulin injections as well as a pill to control her blood…
What You Should Know About Taking Diabetes Meds
Your doctor has just prescribed you a diabetes medication. Here’s how they work to reduce blood glucose levels and what…
Quick Hits: Dangerous Side Effects With Some Diabetes Drugs, Vitamin D Doesn’t Curb Cancer & More
Switching from metformin – the standard drug treatment for type 2 diabetes – to sulfonylureas – a second-line treatment for diabetes…
Quick Hits: Withdrawn Leukemia Drug Returning, Drugmaker in $58M Settlement Over Sales Reps, and More
The leukemia drug Mylotarg (gemtuzumab ozogamicin), which was voluntarily withdrawn from the market in 2010 over safety concerns and questions…
Diabetes Drug Lowers CV Events, but at Serious Cost: Amputation Risk
A new study demonstrates that a relatively new and popular diabetes drug, Invokana (canagliflozin), also has cardiovascular benefits, such as…
The newest class of diabetes drugs on the market may increase a patient’s risk for developing a serious complication of…
3 Drug Classes That Send More Seniors to the ER
Side effects of drugs, many of them part of a daily regimen for older adults, are landing more seniors in…
An increasing number of older people are being sent to the ER due to side effects or adverse reactions from…
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