Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019

Drug Safety

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04 Jan 2018 Social RT @DrAiLynTan: "Medicine used to be simple, ineffective & relatively safe It is now complex, effective & potentially dangerous" Cyril Cha…
14 Oct 2015 Social Plaquenil retinopathy is rare; risk incr w/ doses >6.5 mg/kg/d, total >1000g, Rx for >5 yrs, CKD, liver dz, elderly http://t.co/Dch3tqKb12
16 Feb 2019 Social Dr Anne Stevens. Other arc options for localized scleroderma include tocilizumab and abatacept. #RWCS2019 https://t.co/AIfARTZ3CD
13 Jul 2016 Social German RABBIT registry study >13K pts shows incr. risk of lower GI perforations w/ Actemra (2.7/1000PY);1/4 pts died https://t.co/u9A4TRFMso
03 May 2019 Social 2019 FDA Drug Safety Warnings all pertain to Rheumatology agents 1) boxed warning for sleep meds; 2) harms w/ sudden opioid stops; 3) risk of VTE with high dose tofacitinib; 4) cardiac risks with febuxostat https://t.co/yHYqWJ7pow
05 Aug 2017 Social Dr. Cush reviews FDA on sirukumab & tofacitinib and other news from the past week on https://t.co/V10S4oVFsv https://t.co/1EBh6uYTDI
14 Mar 2017 Social VA study 748 RA pts w/ HCV, ALT incr only in 3.4%; Hepatotoxicity more common w/ Biologic than cDMARD(4.8 v 2.3%) https://t.co/KSHXUdVAai
25 Jul 2018 Social Limited data on pregnancy outcomes with tofacitinib exposure encouraging. In RA , 47 women, 44 men exposed, w/ 1 congenital defect. https://t.co/Nti7w4ZscU In UC studies 11 maternal and 14 paternal exposures w/ no congenital malformations https://t.co/qOnzopZkB3
14 Dec 2017 Social NICE and NHS reject the approval of Tocilizumab for use in GCA citing cost concerns https://t.co/TZMmnj91sp https://t.co/aQMFLKVCYo
05 Nov 2017 Social RT @philipcrobinson: MTX does nothing in GCA. It is so sad I really really want a steroid sparing agent to work in GCA. Bring on toci #ACR1…
01 May 2015 Social Necrotizing aspergillosis reviewed. CTD (RA,AS) @risk. Dx by A. fumigatus IgG Abs & upper lobe cavitary lesions http://buff.ly/1IdaanE 
27 Jan 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up. Discussing MPO bronchiectasis, $$ biologics, comorbidity in myositis, secondary TNF failure & ADAbs. Listen here https://t.co/ti9vRQrNaE Watch there https://t.co/TnC5Jg5knN
15 Nov 2015 Social Periprosthetic Joint infx: obesity, malnurish, diabetes, RA, anemia, CV dz, CRF, smoking, EtOH abuse, depression https://t.co/yVaSMkQIUX
15 Mar 2019 Social The Weekly RheumNow Podcast is up! https://t.co/qA4wADpPN8 or listen to it on iTunes or SoundCloud https://t.co/mZ3y0yvwA3
18 Aug 2016 Social Great rheumatology primer on sorting out tropical mosquito related viruses from @LCalabreseDO & CCF https://t.co/j4AdfSQX7P
05 Jun 2019 Social CDC has updated its recommendations for TB testing of health care personnel. All HCP should be tested initially but after TB risk assessment, there is no need for routine or serial TB testing in the absence of exposure or ongoing risk of TB. https://t.co/qtAdz8d7OK
15 Aug 2017 Social Consumer reports drug safety questions for older folks:1) safe for my age? 2) will lower doses do? 3) is Rx needed? https://t.co/Rge16GhMxI
08 Sep 2018 Social RheumNow Week in Review is up! This week the sunshine folder & ugly tie rack! Watch the video here https://t.co/Lb0mFGPTHc or try the podcast on iTunes in your car or on Android Auto in your car on Stitcher or https://t.co/Lb0mFGPTHc
29 Dec 2017 Social RT @AngusWorthing: “We could give [our new drug] away for free and … it would still be more economically advantageous” for insurers and PBM…
24 Oct 2018 Social RT @NicoleBitencou5: #Plaquenil related #hyperpigmentation can occur soon after starting tx even though usually associated with long term u…