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EMA Recommendations To Minimize Risks With SGLT2 And Tysabri

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Executive Summary

The European Medicines Agency has confirmed the recommendations of its Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) to update the product information for the sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, used to treat type 2 diabetes, to include diabetic ketoacidosis as a rare adverse reaction. The EMA has also recommended temporarily stopping SGLT2-inhibitor use in patients who are in hospital because of serious illness or are undergoing major surgery.


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