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.