News of an experimental drug called “Lotrafiban” suggests that 122 people have died from taking the drug, according to reports from Nando Media and MSNBC.
According to the reports, the drug was designed to prevent strokes and heart attacks. Researchers involved in the testing of the drug say the 122 deaths are “totally unexplained,” according to the articles.
All those involved in the testing were to be notified to discontinue taking the drug, according to the reports. As well as taking lotrafiban, according to the reports, patients were taking aspirin. None of those in the study died from strokes or heart attacks.
Nando Media: Deaths halt heart-drug trials
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