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Les Laboratoires Servier Diabetes Drug, Mediator Linked To 2,000 Deaths  
12/21/2010 8:38:15 AM

Pharmalot -- Just one month after a diabetes drug called Mediator - which had been used for decades but was banned only a year ago over links to heart-valve damage - is now being linked to between 1,000 and 2,000 deaths. The tally is up considerably from approximately 500 deaths that were mentioned when French regulators first disclosed warnings just a month ago (back story).
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