Friday, 18 Oct 2019

Drug Safety

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23 Jan 2017 Social Study of 565k people shows chronic PPI has a nearly 2 fold risk of C. dificile & 4 fold risk of campylobacter infxn https://t.co/3pik6fmEMc
20 Dec 2017 Social The problem of nonadherence to meds, not filling Prescriptions is a big one. NYT reviews it stating that the only promising solution is cheaper meds https://t.co/tSEbH54Dt3
26 Jun 2019 Social ORAL Strategy, 216 or 18.8% received the Zostvax vaccine. Overall, 18 patients (1.6%) developed HZ (vaccinated=3; non-vaccinated=15). HZ IRs (95% CI) were 1.1 (0.3, 2.9), 2.3 (1.0, 4.6), and 1.7 (0.6, 3.7) for tofa monotherapy, tofa+MTX, & ADA+MTX, resp. https://t.co/SE5ANjRHB8
19 Jan 2019 Social JAMA study shows that when drug companies increased their opioid marketing budgets by just $5.29 per 1,000 population, the number of MD opioid prescriptions went up 82% and opioid deaths increased 9%. https://t.co/4FAr53gH17
06 Mar 2016 Social New AAOS studies highlight the need to avoid intarticular steroids in the 3 mos prior to joint replacement surgery. https://t.co/5SdhZkyT4c
24 Aug 2018 Social RT @RheumNow: Which Anti-Rheumatic is shown/known to be a clear teratogen and thus pregnancy must be prevented/avoided when taking this dru…
19 Feb 2017 Social Dr Mahadevan #RWCS17 on Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Rx with PPI, elemental dirt https://t.co/xA96BQAJfC
28 Mar 2017 Social RT @LCalabreseDO: About one in five Americans with RA gets tested for hepatitis B https://t.co/DW1bZNLL6T WHY? because ACR GUIDLINES ARE IN…
06 Jul 2016 Social Guidance on when and how to vaccinate against Herpes Zoster delivered by Dr Cush at the RWCS 2016 conference https://t.co/iqNR0NzCjK
28 Jul 2019 Social Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a negative opinion on Application for romosozumab (Evenity) for the treatment of severe osteoporosis (by Amgen & UCB); an appeal is planned https://t.co/EVjxuBQdF0
03 Mar 2019 Social QD Clinic - Dysgeusia? | RheumNow -A DMARD med leaving a bad taste in the mouth https://t.co/FGuhP37P0t
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @psufka: Oral corticosteroids increase risk of preterm birth in all trimesters (regardless DMARD exposure)#ACR17 @rheumnow #1313
27 Sep 2018 Social Systematic review examined 10 studies, 1156 patients with undifferentiated (UA) or arthralgia & showed that DMARD/steroids did not reduce the risk of RA in arthralgia only pts, but use in UA significantly reduced the risk (OR 0.73; 95% CI 0.56 to 0.97) https://t.co/ZImmumitD2
28 Apr 2017 Social BSR meeting reports study of 19,162 pts on a biologic shows risk of opportunistic infections to b 1/1000 over 5+yrs https://t.co/ca3F8AZwiq
06 May 2015 Social Under pressure, @US_FDA to hold public meeting on off-label use. http://reut.rs/1F6I7qI  #lol
29 Apr 2017 Social #SOTA2017 Dr Bingham John's Hopkins case experiences, pts tx for metastatic refractory cancer with ICI https://t.co/ep2D2tunPf
10 May 2015 Social Prospective study of 113 pregnancies fathered by men on MTX vs 412 nonExposed, showed no increase in birth defects http://t.co/rYO7LU3530
13 Sep 2017 Social Stelara doesnt cause TB; but Stelara use in a high risk "TB Land"(Taiwan) is assoc w/ seroconversion 7.3% (new infx) https://t.co/X3aRi49W9y
30 Nov 2016 Social RT @CCalabreseDO: Study shows that only 1/5 of seniors receive shingles vaccine https://t.co/urTtxoc4MH
10 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrBhana: drug induced ANCA associated vasculitis #ACR17 https://t.co/3N7La0WS5x