Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Drug Safety

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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 https://t.co/8yFnsc8Wll
30 Mar 2017 News Alcohol Use During Methotrexate Studied
30 Mar 2017 Social CAPRA-2 Study showed Pred 5 mg qd had no increase in infections in RA pts on DMARDs. Dr. WInthrop at #ATT2017 https://t.co/NZdgpHTLIL
30 Mar 2017 Social Dr WInthrop #ATT2017 greatest infection risk w/ steroids >15mg/d; BUT Pred>5 incr risk in dose dependent manner, moreso in sicker/active pts
29 Mar 2017 News Biologics Do Not Increase Melanoma Risk
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…
27 Mar 2017 News Steroids, DMARDs and Biologics have Same Low Risk of Infection During Pregnancy
26 Mar 2017 Social H. Zoster vaccine confers significant 5yr protection in 59627 vaccinated IMID/AI pts; 44% less HZ yr 1; 23%less @5yr https://t.co/befuMUEm4X
26 Mar 2017 Social Temp best predictor of mortality w/ sepsis; but hypothermia kills & hyperthermia is protective.High fever=healthy immune response @ScanCrit
23 Mar 2017 Social Lung cancer assoc. autoimmune paraneoplastic syndromes includes neuritis, neuropathy, PM/DM, vasculitis, M.gravis https://t.co/1UjDBlvfK7
22 Mar 2017 Social H. Zoster vaccine confers significant 5yr protection in 59627 vaccinated IMID/AI pts; 44% less HZ yr 1; 23%less @5yr https://t.co/AkCHqCknyT
21 Mar 2017 Social MTX-pancytopenia 46 Indian pts: Mean dose 10mg, Onset Sx=mucositis, fever; ^ risk w/ low ALB, renal failure; 13 dead https://t.co/728jJA9nix
21 Mar 2017 News Gadolinium Accumulation with Repeated MRI
20 Mar 2017 Social IBD may be a rare complication of systemic JIA treated with IL-1 inhibitors - 3/81 cases ID by retrospective review https://t.co/EAa0xNrD69
20 Mar 2017 News Checkpoint Inhibitors Causing Rheumatic Disease
16 Mar 2017 News Drug Adherence is Problematic for All
15 Mar 2017 Social Healio reviews REMS- unique programs w/ FDA mandated drug safety measures to mitigate potential risks of a new drug. https://t.co/CW4HrI1Jii
14 Mar 2017 Social Pt II VA study - majority of hepatotoxicity events occurred within 6 months of DMARD initiation (29/37, 78%) https://t.co/OarVTS5oop
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
09 Mar 2017 Slide of the day MTX - Folate Slides from Feb RheumNow Live Vote