Category Archives: Januvia

Merck to Lay Off Thousands of Workers, Again

Drug maker Merck just announced it plans to lay off thousands of employees and put in place billions of dollars in cost-cutting measures over the next two years. The move, which involves the layoffs of 8,500 staff and $2.5 billion …

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FDA Further Researching Type 2 Diabetes Drug, Januvia, Pancreatic Cancer Links

Approved in 2006 by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the Type 2 diabetes medication, Januvia, continues to be associated with risks for pancreatic side effects that include pancreatic cancer. In 2009, the agency required a label update warning …

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