Posts Tagged 'gall bladder'

IBS-D Drug Could Kill Those Without Gallbladder

viberzi may cause fatal pancreatitis in patients with no gallbladderMay 27, 2015 was a busy day at the FDA and a good day for two competing pharmaceutical companies. Allergan’s Viberzi, as well as Valeant’s Xifaxan medications were both approved by the agency to treat IBS-D, or irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea.

Patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome must contend with frequent agonizing bouts of lower stomach distress. The pain can be intense and is amplified by the ...

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Victoza May Increase Risk of Gall Bladder Problems

link found between victor and gall bladder problemsIn an exchange with readers of the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers behind a recent Victoza study revealed that the drug may be linked to a higher risk of gall bladder problems.

Victoza is one of many injectable diabetes medications targeted in a multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. Along with other insulin mimetics like Byetta, Januvia, and Janumet, ...

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