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November 3, 2004

FDA Indicates Vioxx Might Have Contributed to About 27K Heart Attacks, Deaths

Topics: Clinical Pharmacology

Medicalnewstoday.com/ reports today that the FDA Indicates Vioxx Might Have Contributed to About 27K Heart Attacks, Deaths.

Arthritis medication Vioxx, which maker Merck voluntarily withdrew from the market in September, might have contributed to an estimated 27,785 heart attacks and sudden cardiac deaths between 1999 and 2003, according to an FDA memo published online.

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Posted by Hyscience at November 3, 2004 11:26 PM



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