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Apr 01, 2013
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Regulatory

Bydureon exenatide regulatory update

EMA said that it is evaluating the potential pancreatic toxicity of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor ( GLP-1R; GLP1R) agonists and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. Last month, FDA said it was evaluating the potential pancreatic toxicity of antidiabetics (see BioCentury, March 18). EMA noted that the European labels for all GLP-1- and DPP-4-based treatments include warnings of pancreatitis. The agency said the risk management plans for the products also instruct marketing authorization holders to "closely monitor for adverse effects...

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