Friday, 06 Dec 2019

Drug Safety

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21 Feb 2019 Social QD Clinic - When to Stop Anakinra | RheumNow - A Stills patient wants to stop his anakinra - but when is the right time?
16 Feb 2019 Social Dr Anne Stevens. Other arc options for localized scleroderma include tocilizumab and abatacept. #RWCS2019
16 Feb 2019 Social FREEDOM trial 3,591 postmenop. women Rx w/ denosumab vs PBO x3 years - No difference in dental procedures (~45%), adjudicated osteonecrosis of jaw (13 cases) - risk was 0.68% vs. 0.05% w/ and withour invasive oral procedures.
15 Feb 2019 Social Dr Aryeh Fischer on MTX lung dz - it is rare. #RWCS2019
14 Feb 2019 Social RCT of 559 patients undergoing hip replacement shows that postoperative use of paracetamol plus ibuprofen or ibuprofen alone significantly reduced morphine consumption.
12 Feb 2019 Social Is the Serious infection (SIE) risk different between TCZ and TNFi? Not when used after failing 1 TNFi; But for biologic initiators, SIE risk was higher in TCZ compared to TNFi or ABA (based on claims data from 16074 TCZ matched to 33109 TNFi initiators
11 Feb 2019 Social Medicine info sheets used by Rheus exceeds 8th grade reading. Comprehension was low w/ correct answers by 9/21 pts for adalimumab, 7/11 for MTX, 6/28 NSAIDs, 13/24 abatacept MIS.. Simpler, shorter MIS with pictures and infographics are needed.
06 Feb 2019 Social CDC Stats: In 2017, >2/3 of all drug overdose deaths in the United States involved opioids; From 2016 to 2017, opioid-related overdose deaths increased 12 percent overall (17.2% in elderly).
04 Feb 2019 Social QD Clinic - Arthritis Drugs & Major Surgery; cases from RheumNow and RheumNow Live. How do you advised med changes w/ upcoming surgery? via @YouTube
04 Feb 2019 ACR Video QD Clinic - Arthritis Drugs and Major Surgery
19 Jan 2019 Social JAMA study shows that when drug companies increased their opioid marketing budgets by just $5.29 per 1,000 population, the number of MD opioid prescriptions went up 82% and opioid deaths increased 9%.
18 Jan 2019 Social CDC reports that opioid overdoses are more likely to kill Americans than car crashes. Themotor vehicle death rate =11.5 per 100,000 in 2017 (use to be 15.2) vs opioid overdose deaths of 14.9 per 100,000 in 2017 (up from 2.9 in 1999).
13 Jan 2019 Social Rheumatology Year in Review : New Drugs, irAEs, Enbrel in court, Opioids, new JAKs, Hot PsA Trial, new Lupus drugs, Medical Marijuana, Expen$ive Rheum drugs, Senolytics.
11 Jan 2019 Social FDA AAC + DSRM advisory committee votes 19 yes, 2 no and 1 abstain on continued use of Uloric/febuxostat after reviewing CV risk in the CARES study. Await FDA decision, but Look for label changes.
08 Jan 2019 Social QD Video from RheumNow - Dicusssion of statins and myalgias/arthralgias.
07 Jan 2019 Social RheumNow Weekly Podcast is up - watch here: or listen on iTunes or here
04 Jan 2019 Social FDA warns fluoroquinolone use may increase risk ofruptures or tears in the aorta. Thus Fluoroquinolones should not be used w/ aortic aneurysms, peripheral vascular Dz, HTN, Marfans/Ehlers-Danlos, or the elderly, unless there are no other options available
01 Jan 2019 News Best of 2018: The Safety of Paternal Exposure to DMARDs and Biologics
31 Dec 2018 Social RT @NYTHealth: From @NYTOpinion: CBD is being touted as the latest miracle cure. Enthusiasts rave about its supposed anti-anxiety, anti-inf…
30 Dec 2018 Social "Prednisone is the best drug we have, and prednisone is the worst drug we have"- Peter A. Merkel, MD