Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Drug Safety

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18 Sep 2016 Social CDC Flu vaccine rules 2016-17 - NO flumyst use, give injx flu vaccine before end October, Egg allergy observe 15 min
15 Sep 2016 Social RT @LCalabreseDO: The data are intriguing but patient selection is complex @markhymanmd @RheumNow @paijournal #HerpesZoster…
15 Sep 2016 Social Polypharmacy is the most sinister & unaddressed problem in Pt care. Dont Rx a drug without D/C a drug: heres areview
15 Sep 2016 News New Shingles Vaccine Effective for up to Four Years
15 Sep 2016 News DSB Reports and Updates - September 2016
13 Sep 2016 Social It's the engine that kills ya’, not the caboose. Dr Cush focuses on the toxic potential of disease activity
12 Sep 2016 Slide of the day CDC Influenza Vaccine Recommendations - 2016–17
12 Sep 2016 Social 180 pts with head & neck cancer treated w/ TNFi or DMARD- TNFi did not increase risk of cancer recurrence (HR 0.75)
09 Sep 2016 Social IBD patients Rx w/ TNF inhibitors - no higher risk of renal cell carcinoma; 0.8 (0.3-2.5) men & 1.4 (0.2-5.5) women
09 Sep 2016 Social Steroids should not be used to treat infertility - results in higher rates of miscarriage, preterm birth, defects
07 Sep 2016 Social 63% have some MTX; 22% its mod-severe. Giving Caffeine at time of MTX (coffee, Dk chocolate) showed 55% improved!!
06 Sep 2016 Social TNFi induced sardoidosis; 90 cases of sarcoidosis w/ TNFi Rx reviewed, most w/ Enbrel, 71 resolved w/ D/C
03 Sep 2016 Social @RonanTKavanagh RheumNow reviewed Biologics & Vasculitis - mostly skin, TNFi, no Cimzia but thats due to new & few
02 Sep 2016 Social @RonanTKavanagh Such sites cull medwatch reports, but dont verify. Accuracy is low. TNFi rarely reported w/ renal AE
26 Aug 2016 Social RT @philipcrobinson: Need to be vigilant of non-melanoma skin cancer with rheum drugs
26 Aug 2016 News Prior Cancer Patients May Safely Receive TNF Inhibitors or Rituximab
24 Aug 2016 Social Risk factors for marginal ulcers in obesity gastric bypass surgery:Diabetes, Hx PUD, PPI & ASA. NSAIDs not signif!
22 Aug 2016 Social Patients receiving IL-1 inhibitors (anakinra) may be at higher risk for Streptococcus infections.
22 Aug 2016 News Risk of Sepsis or Death Lower with Biologics in Rheumatoid Arthritis
22 Aug 2016 Social PsA have the same cancer & serious infx rates as non-PsA; but have more hematologic cancers & opportunistic infxns