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Public and doctors warned on Spiriva

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The Food and Drug Administration is notifying patients and doctors about the potential risk of stroke with Spiriva a drug used to treat breathing problems related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Apparently, an analsys of the data of earlier trial led to the discovery of a potential relationship.

“Potential safety concerns over Spiriva could facilitate earlier Advair use in less severe patients,” Morgan Stanley analysts wrote in a note.

Spiriva is a Pfizer drug