Diabetes Drugs

Byetta Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuit

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer in the United States for multiple reasons. It is incredibly frightening to be told that you have pancreatic cancer, and many people feel like they have no options. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and you think it…

Januvia Pancreatic Cancer

Recent medical developments suggest that there may be a significant link between taking type 2 diabetes medication Januvia and an increased risk of suffering from pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer. Further investigation is ongoing to more fully understand a possible link between Januvia and pancreatic cancer. Lead researcher at the Larry L HIllblom Islet Research Center…

Januvia Linked to Pancreatic Cancer?

According to a recent study, individuals taking prescription Januvia for the treatment of Type II diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer. The study, conducted by medical professionals at UCLA have suggested that Januvia may be linked to pancreatic cancer. The study also found that drug Byetta may increase the risk…

Januvia and Pancreatic Cancer

Januvia (generic name sitagliptin) is a comparatively new entrant to the diabetes pharmaceutical market. Januvia is the first of a new class of diabetes drugs known as dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. Januvia is manufactured by large drug maker Merck, and is prescribed for the treatment of Type2 diabetes mellitus. Unfortunately, many recent medical studies have…

Can Januvia Cause Pancreatic Cancer?

It can be incredibly frightening to be told that you have cancer, and pancreatic cancer is responsible for the fourth most cancer deaths among men and women. According to recent reports and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) research, Januvia (sitagliptin) may increase the risk of suffering from pancreatic cancer brought on by acute pancreatitis. A…

Pancreatic Cancer Januvia Lawsuit

Januvia is a prescription medication used for the treatment of type-2 diabetes among adults. Research conducted by professionals at UCLA medical school determined that there may be a link between the use of Januvia and pancreatic and thyroid cancer. Januvia was approved for use in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…