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Byetta Thyroid Cancer Lawsuit Filed Against Amylin, Eli Lilly

A Virginia woman has filed a product liability lawsuit against Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly & Co., alleging that she developed thyroid cancer from side effects of Byetta, a popular diabetes drug that has also been the subject of a number of pancreatic cancer lawsuits in recent months.  …

Pancreatic Cancer from Byetta, Januvia, Victoza is Focus of ISMP Report

The latest issue of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)’s Quarter Watch, which evaluates adverse event reports submitted to the FDA, highlights the number of pancreatic cancer cases and other reported problems involving side effects of Byetta, Januvia, Victoza and other diabetes drugs that are part of a new class of medications known as incretin mimetics.…