Dangerous drug voted to stay on the market

(KSLA) – A group of FDA advisors vote to keep the diabetes drug Avandia on the market.

Although, right now the drug maker is facing thousands of lawsuits from patients who say Avandia caused them heart attacks and/or strokes.

Advisors say they want to see new restrictions on the drug, due to the risky side effects. Stay with us here at KSLA.com and stay tuned-in to KSLA News 12 for updates on this story.