Monday, December 3, 2007

Avandia Warnings for Women

You may already know that the diabetes drug, Avandia, has been shown to cause or worsen heart failure. Recently, studies have also implicated Avandia in an increased risk of fractures for women taking the drug.

If you take Avandia, you should also read this story at Medical News Today regarding bone loss and Avandia. According to the article, Avandia causes the body to reabsorb bone, making bones weaker.

Women taking Avandia should also speak to their health care practitioners regarding their condition and risks.

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