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US panel sees no major cardiovascular risk with saxagliptin

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Bristol-Myers Squibb/AstraZeneca's investigational diabetes agent Onglyza (saxagliptin) does not pose an unacceptable cardiovascular risk, but the companies should nevertheless conduct a large post-approval CV safety study of the DPP-4 inhibitor, the US FDA's outside experts say.

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