Panorama, the MHRA, GlaxoSmithKline and… Avandia

Regular readers of this blog will know all about Glaxo, the MHRA and Seroxat.

But Glaxo, bless ’em, clearly don’t feel any shame about the Seroxat scandal, because they went and did it all again with Avandia, their killer diabetes drug… details here

This coming Monday, 6 September at 8.30 pm (in the UK), Panorama is airing its latest programme – all about Avandia:

We’re in the grip of a diabetes epidemic. The NHS spent more than half a billion pounds on medication for it in 2009. Patients trust that these drugs are safe, but does one come with a hidden cost to health? Shelley Jofre investigates the rise and fall of Avandia, until recently one of the UK’s best-selling diabetes drugs, and asks whether the medicine’s regulator is putting the interests of the drugs industry before patients.

You can read ALL about Avandia on this link

Glaxo and the MHRA – a marriage made in heaven? Read more here.

2 Responses to “Panorama, the MHRA, GlaxoSmithKline and… Avandia”

  1. truthman30 Says:

    As I said on my own blog post about this.. ‘ seroxat was the new thalidomide scandal and Avandia is the new Seroxat scandal’ .. It beggars belief that the MHRA have once again let GSK kill and maim patients for profits borne from false premises, deception and lies. Utterly shameful ..


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