Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018

Drug Safety

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25 Apr 2018 Social Among 2619 RA patients, use of hydroxychloroquine (n 1212) was associated with a lower risk of CKD (10.3 vs 13.8 per 1000PY); thus HCQ assoc w/ a lower risk of incident CKD (HZ 0.64; 95% confidence interval, 0.45 to 0.90; P=0.01) & was dose dependent https://t.co/MaTsZEDBKG
23 Apr 2018 Social French open label study 46 Takayasu pts shows tocilizumab IV improves disease activity and reduces steroid use and relapse rates. https://t.co/GXoxAtWvzw
19 Apr 2018 News Tobacco Associated Deaths in the USA
18 Apr 2018 Social Do the RheumNow LIVE VOTE Survey: is DVT/PE Risk from Disease or Drugs? If youre a RHEUMATOLOGIST - please vote in our quick 4Q survey today https://t.co/rmilEeZthL
17 Apr 2018 Social RheumNow is doing a Survey on DVT/PE Risk from Disease or Drugs; If youre a RHEUMATOLOGIST - please vote in our quick 4Q survey today https://t.co/rmilEeZthL
16 Apr 2018 Social RheumNow LIVE VOTE for RHEUMATOLOGISTS - What causes VTE - drugs or disease. RHEUMS Vote here: https://t.co/rmilEeZthL
16 Apr 2018 News EMA to Review Methotrexate Overdose and Dosing Errors
16 Apr 2018 News MMWR: Cannabis Use in the Colorado Workers
15 Apr 2018 Social RT @SGottliebFDA: #FDA is taking new steps to encourage drug companies to include pregnant women in clinical trials, issuing a draft guidan…
13 Apr 2018 Social RheumNow week in review is up! Do you Dig Shingrix? Listen to podcast on iTunes, Apple Car play, Stitcher https://t.co/CBksZ6eroy or watch it on the website https://t.co/retUQs5KLp
12 Apr 2018 Social In early arthritis clinics in Leeds and UK ERAS study (454 &895 pts), DMARD free remission seen in 15-9.4%; predictors included acute onset, short Sx duration, NO smoking, No Xray damage, Seronegativity, absent HLA shared epitope alleles https://t.co/3yulHyrS4O
11 Apr 2018 Social Generic drugs became law in 1967 & grew w/ Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984. They currently comprise 2/3 of all prescriptions. Heres a nice review of Generics by a pharmacist, for patients. https://t.co/K6xgkGreUE
07 Apr 2018 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Great data on tocilizumab and breast feeding https://t.co/1OQ5vhoSYL
29 Mar 2018 News 2 Weeks Off Methotrexate OK for Flu Vaccine
22 Mar 2018 News Risk of Paternal Exposure to Anti-Rheumatic Drugs
20 Mar 2018 Social Pregnancy study from Quebec finds 51 Pregs exposed to leflunomide during 1st trimester; 21 during the 2nd/3rd trimesters but was not associated with an increased risk of congenital malformations, Spont Ab, low birth weight or prematurity https://t.co/WiqyOkg3L2
19 Mar 2018 Social Metanalysis of 9 studies examining antirheumatic drug effects on vaccination showed MTX & TNFi with no effect on influenza responses; but MTX may reduce pneumococcal responses; being on biologic or MTX should not deter from these vaccinations https://t.co/KINrQMIQkt
18 Mar 2018 Social RheumNow Week in Review is UP! Dr. Cush reviews tales from intestinal crypts, the friendly skies & the hips of hockey players. Also the microbiome & lupus, ENT GPA and rare opportunistic infx w/ biologics. https://t.co/tgtkgt8RVe
16 Mar 2018 News Repeat Malignancy Unlikely with Biologic Therapy
15 Mar 2018 News Opportunistic Infections in RA Rare with Biologics