Concern over reports that link diabetes drugs to heart trouble is compelling U.S. drug regulators to ask diabetes-drug makers for more safety data. These requests for additional data could delay new product approvals by years and add millions of dollars to development and post-market commitment costs.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reportedly sending letters to all companies with diabetes drugs in development, informing them that the agency will now require safety data prior to approval that measures a drug's cardiovascular risk.
Diabetes-Drug Makers Face FDA Hurdle
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