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Latest diabetes drugs have a learning curve

But SGLT2 inhibitors have recently been linked to 20 cases of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), as noted in a May 15 drug safety communication from the FDA. ... start. A patient who knows you will update them as information accumulates is a partner in
October 2015

New grass allergy treatment, opioid overdose solution

with the drug are likely to outweigh its potential risks for each patient. ... Approved on the fast track as an orphan drug, safety and efficacy were evaluated in 4 clinical trials including 547 treated patients.
June 2014

Recommended: Move hydrocodone combo products to schedule II

A labeling update and drug safety communication on low-molecular-weight heparin, including enoxaparin, regarding the risk of spinal column bleeding and subsequent paralysis after spinal injections, including epidural procedures and ... Safety and
January 2014

Expanded approval on rivaroxaban, reassurance on dabigatran

dose should exceed 16 mg, according to the agency's drug safety communication online. ... The FDA is continuing to evaluate multiple sources of data in the ongoing safety review of this issue but has not changed its recommendations regarding the drug.
January 2013

FDA asks clinicians to limit prescriptions of acetaminophen

Rutgers University in Newark, N.J., and president of BLCMD Associates LLC in Chapel Hill, N.C., which offers consulting services in drug safety. ... Indeed, in the November 2011 Drug Safety, researchers published a study examining the prescription data
May 2014

New COPD treatment, warnings on insomnia and migraine drugs

It's also recommended that clinicians discontinue the drug in patients with symptoms of liver injury. ... A drug safety communication about the risk of name confusion between ado-trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla) and trastuzumab (Herceptin).
July 2013

Warning on PPIs and C. diff, contraceptive pill mixup

A warning about drug interactions between boceprevir (Victrelis) and ritonavir-boosted HIV protease inhibitor drugs. ... However, the FDA continues to believe that the cardiovascular benefits of statins outweigh these small increased risks, according to
April 2012

Safe prescribing can lessen overdose risk

Caleb Alexander, MD, co-director of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness in Baltimore. ... educated about the risks and benefits and if you can effectively monitor for safety.
October 2016

Polypill gets approval, fenofibric acid gets label change

The drug's safety and efficacy were evaluated in a clinical trial with more than 14,000 patients, in which it showed similar ability to warfarin in preventing stroke. ... Given the conflicting nature of the existing research findings on this issue, the
January 2012

Different patients, different doses

a drug safety expert and consultant in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... Proton pump inhibitors: from CYP2C19 pharmacogenetics to precision medicine. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol.
May 2019

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