Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019

Drug Safety

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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
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
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
06 May 2017 Social FDA Guide to Drug Safety. Black Box Warning; appears on drugs label to alert of serious or life-threatening risks https://t.co/1gNk2RB5C0
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
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
16 Feb 2019 Social Dr Anne Stevens. Other arc options for localized scleroderma include tocilizumab and abatacept. #RWCS2019 https://t.co/AIfARTZ3CD
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
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
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 
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…
22 Oct 2018 Social RT @KDAO2011: Great Pearl by Dr J Kremer: if a patient complains about hair loss with MTX, add leucovorin (but don’t administer same day as…
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
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
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
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