The cardiovascular safety of rosiglitazone

@article{Ajjan2008TheCS,
  title={The cardiovascular safety of rosiglitazone},
  author={R. Ajjan and P. J. Grant},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Drug Safety},
  year={2008},
  volume={7},
  pages={367 - 376}
}
  • R. Ajjan, P. J. Grant
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Drug Safety
  • Background: Thiazolidinediones (rosiglitazone, pioglitazone) influence insulin sensitivity and are used for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Rosiglitazone achieves sustained improvements in glycaemic control, whilst having pleiotropic effects on cardiovascular risk factors. However, analysis of cardiovascular outcomes has been controversial. Objectives: Review the cardiovascular safety of rosiglitazone by conducting a literature search. Methods: We conducted a PubMed search and critically… CONTINUE READING
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