Friday, 23 Mar 2018

Drug Safety

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14 Feb 2017 Social Do HBV testing with TCZ! Study shows HBV reactivation w/ tocilizumab Rx only with Chronic HBV, not Resolved HBV
18 Aug 2016 Social Great rheumatology primer on sorting out tropical mosquito related viruses from @LCalabreseDO & CCF
05 Nov 2017 Social RT @_connectedcare: Large trial, long fu. Celecoxib does NOT cause more CVS issues than Naproxen or Ibuprofen #ACR17 @rheumnow…
20 Jun 2015 Social Drug Safety Bulletin: EULAR 2015 Safety Reports @RheumNow, TNFi and Biologics lower risk of Sepsis & death after SIE
15 Nov 2015 Social Periprosthetic Joint infx: obesity, malnurish, diabetes, RA, anemia, CV dz, CRF, smoking, EtOH abuse, depression
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…
04 Jan 2018 Social RT @DrAiLynTan: "Medicine used to be simple, ineffective & relatively safe It is now complex, effective & potentially dangerous" Cyril Cha…
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
06 May 2017 Social FDA Guide to Drug Safety. Black Box Warning; appears on drugs label to alert of serious or life-threatening risks
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%)
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?
27 Jan 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up. Discussing MPO bronchiectasis, $$ biologics, comorbidity in myositis, secondary TNF failure & ADAbs. Listen here Watch there
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
05 Aug 2017 Social Dr. Cush reviews FDA on sirukumab & tofacitinib and other news from the past week on
14 Aug 2015 Social Do you have the means of formal clinical med reviews w/ pharmacist? They can improve adherence, compliance, outcomes
14 Sep 2017 Social No difference in folic acid low dose vs high dose use with regard to hepatotoxicity of MTX.
01 Oct 2016 Social Rates of Septic arthritis increased 43% in UK (5.5-->7.8/100k) over last 15yrs, especially in elderly >75.
11 Nov 2017 Social RT @NYTHealth: Fentanyl, not heroin, drove 2016 surge in drug-overdose deaths, C.D.C. says.
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)
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