Ingredient in GSK's HIV drugs linked to heart attacks

08/7/2008 | Bloomberg

Abacavir, an active ingredient in GlaxoSmithKline's HIV treatments Ziagen and Epzicom, is associated with a higher risk of heart attack in older patients, according to a Danish study. The findings support previous data that prompted GSK to add a warning to Ziagen's prescribing information last month.

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