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Avandia Advisory Committee: Can Poking Old Wounds Be Good For FDA?

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Two advisory panels will revisit the question of whether FDA should withdraw GlaxoSmithKline’s Avandia from the market as a reevaluation of the cardiovascular trial produces results similar to the original findings; the data does not seem to offer much more clarity, but does give the agency a chance to argue it handled previous controversies well.

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