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  • FDA Issues Multiple Warnings For Newest Class of Diabetes Drugs [hide all summaries]
    (October 2016)
    Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a series of new warnings about serious and, in some cases, potentially fatal events linked to the newest class of diabetes drugs. These drugs, known as "flozins," are being heavily promoted in TV ads. Learn more about these newly identified dangers and why you should avoid all flozins.
  • News Brief for February 2016 [hide all summaries]
    (February 2016)
    In our news brief this month, we report on two recent warnings issued by the Food and Drug Administration about the diabetes drugs known as SGLT2 inhibitors, more commonly known as “flozins.” This family of drugs, all designated as Do Not Use, includes canagliflozin (INVOKAMET, INVOKANA), dapagliflozin (FARXIGA) and empagliflozin (JARDIANCE).
  • Risks but No Benefits to Taking Newest Drugs For Type 2 Diabetes [hide all summaries]
    (August 2015)
    The airwaves are filled with ads promoting the newest class of diabetes medications, often referred to as “flozins.” In this article, we review the serious safety concerns that have prompted us to designate all flozins as Do Not Use.
  • Public Citizen Shines a Light on Off-Label Promotion of Diabetes Drugs [hide all summaries]
    (July 2015)
    In a recent complaint to the FDA, we took several makers of diabetes drugs to task for direct-to-consumer ads that promote the drugs for unapproved uses. Find out the names of the drugs targeted in our complaint and the nature of the off-label uses being promoted in the ads.

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