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Letters Journal’s withdrawal of article

Paper OK, title wrong

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 10 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2732
  1. Nicholas Moore, professor and head1
  1. 1Department of Pharmacology, University of Bordeaux, 33076 Bordeaux, France
  1. nicholas.moore{at}

The paper at the centre of the recent news article used disproportionality analysis to compare reports of pancreatitis and pancreatic or thyroid cancer to the US Food and Drug Administration associated with sitagliptine or exenatide versus four other drugs used in diabetes—rosiglitazone, nateglinide, repaglinide, and glipizide.1 2 They found …

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