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Statin Labeling Changes Include Class Warning About Glucose Effects

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

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All statin labels now warn that “increases in HbA1C and fasting serum glucose levels have been reported” with the cholesterol-lowering drugs. Labels also reflect a relaxation of hepatic monitoring requirements, which could remove one hurdle to Pfizer’s pursuit of an OTC switch for Lipitor.

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