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Dapagliflozin’s CV Profile Shines, But FDA Panel Review Falls On Cancer Concerns

Executive Summary

The July 19 FDA advisory committee meeting on Bristol-Myers Squibb Co./AstraZeneca PLC's dapagliflozin reflects the hurdles facing type 2 diabetes drug sponsors even when cardiovascular safety concerns are taken out of the picture.

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