Monday, December 08, 2008

An alert for asthma sufferers

I haven't even read the details, and I disapprove of headlines or TV news teasers that are sensationalist, but just in case and for those who might be affected I pass on the links. Y'all are critical readers who can evaluate the information.

Warning Given on Use of 4 Popular Asthma Drugs, but Debate Remains
New York Times - Dec 5, 2008
By GARDINER HARRIS WASHINGTON - Two federal drug officials have concluded that asthma sufferers risk death if they continue to use four hugely popular asthma drugs - Advair, Symbicort, Serevent and Foradil.
UPDATE 2-US FDA sees asthma drug risks, seeks panel advice Reuters
FDA: Long-Acting Asthma Drugs Increase Asthma Risks Wall Street Journal

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