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Type-2 Diabetes: Erhöhtes Risiko unter Canagliflozin-Therapie für Amputationen der unteren Extremitäten?

17. April 2016 – Das Deutsche Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (BfArM) informiert über das eingeleitete europäische Risikobewertungsverfahrens zum SGLT2-Inhibitor Canagliflozin, welcher in Europa, nicht aber in Deutschland, als Canagliflozin (Invokana) und als Canagliflozin/Metformin (Vokanamet) auf dem Markt ist. Einzelheiten zu diesem Verfahren können unter diesem Link bei der Europäischen Arzneimittelagentur (EMA) abgerufen werden.

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SGLT2-Hemmer: Empfehlung des PRAC zur Minimierung des Risikos von diabetischen Ketoazidosen

15. Februar 2016 – Die folgende Mittteilung stammt vom Deutschen Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte (BfArM). Die Mitteilung ist mit minimalem Editieren durch den Author des Blogs wiedergegeben. Here we go:

Der Ausschuss für Risikobewertung der Europäischen Arzneimittelagentur (PRAC) hat das europäische Risikobewertungsverfahren zu SGLT2-Inhibitoren (eine Klasse von Arzneimitteln zur Behandlung von Typ-2-Diabetes) beendet und Empfehlungen zur Minimierung des Risikos von diabetischen Ketoazidosen ausgesprochen.

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