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Dapagliflozin Performance In Phase III Leaves Concerns,Particularly About Urinary Infections

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

Executive Summary

Phase III results for Bristol-Myers Squibb/AstraZeneca’s dapagliflozin released at the 2010 American Diabetes Association meeting are raising questions about whether the SGLT-2 inhibitor and others like it have a chance at competing for a second-line role against DPP-4 inhibitors, despite worrisome urinary infection side effects.

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