Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019

Drug Safety

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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
22 Jun 2018 Social RT @ACRheum: The ACR believes that safe and effective treatments should be accessible to all patients at the lowest possible cost. https://…
18 Nov 2018 Social The RheumNow Podcast is up! THe Heartbreak of CIRT & MTX. view it https://t.co/jTQUFWJkNJ or listen to the Podcast on iTunes or here https://t.co/2w0vNA7VmY
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
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
07 Jun 2016 Social Spanish pts on TNFi note 2 fold higher SAE/mortality risk in RA than PsA; w/ more infx, CVS, Pulm, Infusion AE in RA https://t.co/ltcErtY64p
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
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 Oct 2016 Social Rates of Septic arthritis increased 43% in UK (5.5-->7.8/100k) over last 15yrs, especially in elderly >75. https://t.co/Ol5ZSZu7bb
11 Nov 2017 Social RT @NYTHealth: Fentanyl, not heroin, drove 2016 surge in drug-overdose deaths, C.D.C. says. https://t.co/5LH0z5rtcz
26 Feb 2018 Social Of 134 RTX treated pts (mean 79 mos), 23 (17%) developed Hypogammaglobulinemia after a mean 64 mos & assoc w/ 4x risk of severe infections. Gammaglobulin <8 g/L at baseline was a predictor of hypogamma (HR 7.34), but MTX was protective (HR 0.26) https://t.co/AMOtNAUeXR
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
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
20 Jun 2015 Social Drug Safety Bulletin: EULAR 2015 Safety Reports @RheumNow, TNFi and Biologics lower risk of Sepsis & death after SIE http://t.co/aMu1hNXR0K
15 Nov 2015 Social Periprosthetic Joint infx: obesity, malnurish, diabetes, RA, anemia, CV dz, CRF, smoking, EtOH abuse, depression https://t.co/yVaSMkQIUX
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
02 Dec 2016 Social J&J/Dupuy hit with $1billion verdict to 6 plantiffs who recv metal on metal THR; appeal planned w/ >8000 more suits https://t.co/OBuirKGvO7
30 Jun 2016 Social Adherence to MTX 10-20% less than expected in CORRONA CERTAIN study- found 8.3% D/C MTX & 11.4% missed >=1 dose/mo https://t.co/EDjqkrgIRz
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
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