Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

Drug Safety

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06 Feb 2019 Social CDC Stats: In 2017, >2/3 of all drug overdose deaths in the United States involved opioids; From 2016 to 2017, opioid-related overdose deaths increased 12 percent overall (17.2% in elderly). https://t.co/O38uFIUcpd
04 Feb 2019 Social QD Clinic - Arthritis Drugs & Major Surgery; cases from RheumNow and RheumNow Live. How do you advised med changes w/ upcoming surgery? https://t.co/YRh6gQtvSL via @YouTube
04 Feb 2019 ACR Video QD Clinic - Arthritis Drugs and Major Surgery
19 Jan 2019 Social JAMA study shows that when drug companies increased their opioid marketing budgets by just $5.29 per 1,000 population, the number of MD opioid prescriptions went up 82% and opioid deaths increased 9%. https://t.co/4FAr53gH17
18 Jan 2019 Social CDC reports that opioid overdoses are more likely to kill Americans than car crashes. Themotor vehicle death rate =11.5 per 100,000 in 2017 (use to be 15.2) vs opioid overdose deaths of 14.9 per 100,000 in 2017 (up from 2.9 in 1999). https://t.co/n8cFgvKyGu
13 Jan 2019 Social Rheumatology Year in Review : New Drugs, irAEs, Enbrel in court, Opioids, new JAKs, Hot PsA Trial, new Lupus drugs, Medical Marijuana, Expen$ive Rheum drugs, Senolytics. https://t.co/9VpM4yRGfY
11 Jan 2019 Social FDA AAC + DSRM advisory committee votes 19 yes, 2 no and 1 abstain on continued use of Uloric/febuxostat after reviewing CV risk in the CARES study. Await FDA decision, but Look for label changes.
08 Jan 2019 Social QD Video from RheumNow - Dicusssion of statins and myalgias/arthralgias. https://t.co/zKFZEF6MiL
07 Jan 2019 Social RheumNow Weekly Podcast is up - watch here: https://t.co/vAtEYSPIhG or listen on iTunes or here https://t.co/D3n7so7mN9
04 Jan 2019 Social FDA warns fluoroquinolone use may increase risk ofruptures or tears in the aorta. Thus Fluoroquinolones should not be used w/ aortic aneurysms, peripheral vascular Dz, HTN, Marfans/Ehlers-Danlos, or the elderly, unless there are no other options available https://t.co/aTEE0keIS8
01 Jan 2019 News Best of 2018: The Safety of Paternal Exposure to DMARDs and Biologics
31 Dec 2018 Social RT @NYTHealth: From @NYTOpinion: CBD is being touted as the latest miracle cure. Enthusiasts rave about its supposed anti-anxiety, anti-inf…
30 Dec 2018 Social "Prednisone is the best drug we have, and prednisone is the worst drug we have"- Peter A. Merkel, MD
28 Dec 2018 News Best of 2018: Hydroxychloroquine Being Over-Dosed with New Guidelines?
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 https://t.co/r9zGR0nTmc
17 Dec 2018 Social Check out Vinay Prasads @VPplenarysesh Plenary Session Podcast that discusses studies on Fish oils and MTX in cardiology - the CIRT NEJM study appears at 35:23 - interesting to hear non-Rheum views on this approach https://t.co/MQCWLYgEnD
15 Dec 2018 Social With irAEs arthralgias snd arthritis are common, but also can present as tendinitis tenosynovitis, dactylitis, PMR and most are seronegative https://t.co/WRvczdEsh9
13 Dec 2018 News CDC Top 15 Most Common Opioid Overdose Drugs
08 Dec 2018 Social RT @AngusWorthing: Bipartisan senators introduce new drug pricing bill https://t.co/mDWxPEtHhz
30 Nov 2018 Social The RheumNow Podcast is Up! To Needle or Not to Needle; Watch https://t.co/pjYZh5LXzi or listent to the weekly news and review https://t.co/AmXgjki2dL