Monday, 28 May 2018

Drug Safety

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20 Oct 2017 Social U-ACT shows early TCZ (+/- MTX) is superior to MTX alone at sustained remission >6 most Iin very early RA patients https://t.co/qSK9Hslgie
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
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
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 Feb 2017 Social Do HBV testing with TCZ! Study shows HBV reactivation w/ tocilizumab Rx only with Chronic HBV, not Resolved HBV https://t.co/NZQXQ8xWHB
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…
15 Nov 2015 Social Periprosthetic Joint infx: obesity, malnurish, diabetes, RA, anemia, CV dz, CRF, smoking, EtOH abuse, depression https://t.co/yVaSMkQIUX
14 May 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up; Nonadherence and Atronomic Costs. Listen to the podcast on iTunes or here https://t.co/fvuI23Oez6 or watch the videocast https://t.co/Mks5i6XVHm
11 Nov 2017 Social RT @NYTHealth: Fentanyl, not heroin, drove 2016 surge in drug-overdose deaths, C.D.C. says. https://t.co/5LH0z5rtcz
18 Aug 2016 Social Great rheumatology primer on sorting out tropical mosquito related viruses from @LCalabreseDO & CCF https://t.co/j4AdfSQX7P
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
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
23 Mar 2016 Social Statin use is assoc. w/ a 21% increased risk of skin cancer (NMSC) - data from >130K postmenopausal women (WHI) https://t.co/2uxJOC719Y
04 Jan 2018 Social RT @DrAiLynTan: "Medicine used to be simple, ineffective & relatively safe It is now complex, effective & potentially dangerous" Cyril Cha…
12 Apr 2017 Social NY Times article on "deprescribing" and polypharmacy - 1/3 hosp involve a drug AE, 400,000 preventable drug AE/year https://t.co/XyPnjbmC4e
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 
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
14 Sep 2017 Social No difference in folic acid low dose vs high dose use with regard to hepatotoxicity of MTX. https://t.co/fnqqqwyE23
14 Aug 2015 Social Do you have the means of formal clinical med reviews w/ pharmacist? They can improve adherence, compliance, outcomes http://t.co/HgShWp94Gp
05 May 2016 Social BMJ study shows >250,000 deaths/Yr in US due to medical errors – making it the 3rd leading cause of death https://t.co/IviNCTvaaL