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Tort Report (Diabetes Medications Update)

by Ben Dozier | May 30th, 2013

Type 2 Diabetes Medications (Update)

Numerous medications used to treat Type 2 diabetes have now been linked to thyroid and pancreatic cancer. Below is a list of products to watch out for. Potentially dangerous type 2 diabetes medications are as follows:

• Bydureon
• Byetta
• Janumet
• Januvia
• Tradjenta
• Victoza

Injuries associated:

• Pancreatic cancer: all drugs listed above
• Thyroid cancer: Byetta only

Symptoms will typically require at least three months use (minimum) of one of these drugs.

For a complete list of the torts we’re tracking, see the Mass Torts Matrix.