Friday, 18 Oct 2019

Drug Safety

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23 Nov 2016 Social RT @CCalabreseDO: risk of SI with checkpoint inhibitors incr w/use of infliximab, steroids @LCalabreseDO @RheumNow
31 Mar 2017 Social HBV testing is very low in RA; 15k US & 46k Taiwan pts studied; US HBV testing=20.3% & Taiwan=24.5%; incr over time
10 Nov 2015 Social Antimalarial use & Incr CPK common in SLE. #1793 study shows risk highw/ CQ >HCQ, Rx duration & Blacks. Overall 10% risk of myopathy #ACR15
28 Sep 2016 Social #WhyILuvRheum I have certainty & know the consequences of my patients choices. Without me they can only guess and w…
01 Oct 2017 Social You can Search the FDA FAERS (MedWatch) for Drug specific Adverse events - Cool!
18 Feb 2016 Social Opioid Use Increases the Risk of Hospitalized Infections in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients.
23 Apr 2018 Social French open label study 46 Takayasu pts shows tocilizumab IV improves disease activity and reduces steroid use and relapse rates.
07 Oct 2018 Social 6 million women get pregnant in the US annually, yet ~90% take at least one medication while pregnant or lactating. Why is there so little research done in pregnant women? NICHHD has sent 15 recommendations to Alex Azar at HHS for change.
09 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrAiLynTan: High #cardiovascular disease risk in autoimmune inflammatory #rheumatic conditions Assess & treat CV risks via @cgytz #ACR1…
23 Apr 2019 Social Do you use PJP prophylaxis w/ Bactrim in RA pts? 2640 RA pts found only 19 cases of pneumocystis pneumonia. Risk factors were high dose MTX (OR 4.5), >65 yrs (OR 3.7), ≥2 ISPs (3.7), prednisolone ≥5 (OR 12.4) - a combo of these has a 2.3-5.8% riskof PJP.
22 Jul 2015 Social Great review of managing biologic therapy in RA in patients at risk for hepatitis B reactivation.
29 Apr 2017 Social #SOTA2017 Dr Bingham here's example case. Develop urethritis, sinusitis, oligoarthritis on pred 120/d, inflammatory…
19 Dec 2018 Social Case reports of non-infectious pneumonia with Ustekinumab reported from FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (medwatch) - 12 cases, 7 interstitial pneumonia, 3 eosinophilic pneumonia, 1 each organizing pneumonia & hypersensitivity pneumonitis
13 Oct 2017 Social RT @RonanTKavanagh: Autoimmune thyroid disease as a possible S/E of Anti TNF agents. Didn’t know that. Til today. #…
17 Mar 2016 Social Metanalysis shows there is no link between Leflunomide use in RA and Lung disease.
01 Dec 2017 Social Taltz (ixekizumab), the IL-17 inhibitor from Lilly, is FDA Approved for use in Active Psoriatic Arthritis, based on…
10 Jul 2016 Social MHRA warns that proton pump inhibitors may be assoc w/ subacute cutaneous lupus
29 May 2019 Social Dr. Madelaine Feldman's outstanding lecture on Drug Costs in America: The Bad, the Worse and The Despicable, is available for free at RheumNow Live On Demand at Check it out - you'll be glad you did. #rheumed #rheum
06 Feb 2017 Social Among 331 #RA patients only half received vaccine for influenza and 2/3 failed to receive pneumococcal vaccination
30 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Novel cancer immunotherapy targets. C. Bingham, MD @RheumNow #SOTA2017