Monday, April 12, 2010

FDA: Byetta May Have Cancer Risk

Data on intravenous dosing and a once-weekly version of Byetta “seem to give a similar signal” as cancers seen in rodent studies of Novo Nordisk A/S’s competing Victoza, said Curtis Rosebraugh, head of the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Drug Evaluation II, in a Jan. 25 memo posted on the agency’s Web site.

Source here.