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Recalls, research for generic drug safety

Probable carcinogens have been found in angiotensin-receptor blockers, but experts say generic drugs remain safe overall.
1 Jan 2020

Deaths from stimulant use rose sharply in the past decade

Mortality from stimulants, including cocaine and methamphetamine, rose faster than deaths from opioids from 2010 to 2017, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics.
9 Feb 2021

CPAP masks with magnets recalled

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Mar 2024

Fluoroquinolones associated with aortic aneurysms compared to other antibiotics

The association was present across all age groups (≥35 to <65 years) and was consistent across sex and comorbidities.
12 Jan 2021

Easing diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis

This month's issue addresses eosinophilic esophagitis, medical workplace violence, and more.
1 Sep 2023

Calls to poison control centers for gabapentin, baclofen increased in recent years

The increase in exposures to and misuse of these medications in the U.S. may represent an unintended consequence of recent reductions in opioid prescribing for pain management, study authors said.
10 Dec 2019

Use caution with colchicine's many drug interactions

A coauthor of “The Top 100 Drug Interactions” offers advice for improved management of colchicine.
1 Sep 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Multiple sclerosis in the setting of pregnancy

A 29-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine follow-up examination of multiple sclerosis, which was diagnosed 3 years ago. The patient says she wishes to discontinue her oral contraceptive and attempt to become pregnant. She has no other personal or family medical history of note. Medications are fingolimod, vitamin D, and an oral contraceptive. Besides discontinuing the oral contraceptive, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
13 Feb 2018

Different patients, different doses

Some patients may metabolize certain drugs differently, requiring primary care physicians to know any safety or dosing issues for the most commonly used drugs.
1 May 2019

New safety labels added to entire class of fluoroquinolones

Oral and injectable fluoroquinolones are associated with side effects involving tendons, muscles, joints, nerves, and the central nervous system, an FDA safety review found. These side effects may occur hours to weeks after use and can be permanent.
2 Aug 2016

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