To Stop Taking Avandia or Not?

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Now that the FDA's own preliminary evaluation of the diabetes pill Avandia confirms the heart risks reported in a study earlier this week, should 6 million people worldwide who have taken the drug and probably still on Avandia stop their medication?

Ok, we know that FDA received conflicting data and therefore still waiting for results from an ongoing trial from GSK. Fair enough. But the interesting bit is, consumers like us are unlikely to get any light on the risk associated with Avandia for two more years.

Its like a gamble for people with type II diabetes. To continue taking hoping that 2 years from now the final result shows a non significant association. Under the same situation, I would make a switch.