Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017

Drug Safety

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14 Feb 2017 Social RT @LCalabreseDO: Hepatitis B in immunosuppresed patients. DEADLY but PREVENTABLE: read the basics in this #RJFBIO7 preview…
14 Feb 2017 Social Do HBV testing with TCZ! Study shows HBV reactivation w/ tocilizumab Rx only with Chronic HBV, not Resolved HBV
13 Feb 2017 Social CDC has released updated 2017 ACIP adult immunization schedules.
12 Feb 2017 Social Should you allow your MTX patients to use alcohol? rarely or never? RHEUMATOLOGISTs, please vote a 3Q survey
07 Feb 2017 Social Fecal calprotectin commonly followed in IBD. 204 AS pts 2/3 had high levels: fell w/ TNFi, not NSAID;1.5% got Crohns
06 Feb 2017 Social Among 331 #RA patients only half received vaccine for influenza and 2/3 failed to receive pneumococcal vaccination
05 Feb 2017 Social Recent review of Humira safety in >15k pts shows only 3 congenital anomalies (~4%) that was less than controls (~5%)
30 Jan 2017 Social Recent review of Humira safety in >15k pts shows only 3 congenital anomalies (~4%) that was less than controls (~5%)
25 Jan 2017 News DSB - Safety Update and Drug Shortages January 2017
23 Jan 2017 Social Canada to consider sticker warnings that "opioid painkillers can cause addiction and overdose"
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
19 Jan 2017 Social RT @RonanTKavanagh: Nicotine exacerbates arthritis ➡️therefore E-cigs may do so too?
16 Jan 2017 News PPIs Reduce Post-Hip Fracture Mortality
13 Jan 2017 Social Hepatosplenic T cell lymphoma:a rare event w/ TNFi- but is more common in IBD pts (younger), receiving thiopurines
13 Jan 2017 Social ARTIS & DANBIO registries: SpA(AS, PsA) TNFI Rx does NOT increase risk of cancer overall, nor 6 most common types CA
11 Jan 2017 Social There is no interaction betweek low dose weekly MTX and NSAIDs, PCNs or PPIs.
10 Jan 2017 Social Chronic PPI use assoc w/ 74% more C difficile infxns & 2.5-fold risk of recurrent C difficile wiht chronic PPI
09 Jan 2017 News Less Education Yields Higher Cardiovascular Risk
09 Jan 2017 Social 94 pts w/ MTX pancytopenia in elderly; 24% mortality; risk factors age>65, sepsis + hypoalbuminemia
05 Jan 2017 Social Adverse Events w/ Proton Pump Inhib(PPI) reviewed at RheumNow. Low Mg+, more C. Diff infx, AKI & CKD risk ^ 2+ fold