SPRINT study on more intensive blood pressure treatment … significant questions still unsolved, first guidelines modified
ORBITA trial – last nail in the coffin for PCI in stable angina?
NEW ON THE MARKET
Cladribine (MAVENCLAD) for multiple sclerosis
VIRUPROTECT and ALGOVIR against colds?
No pain medication against uncomplicated cystitis
Once again: teriparatide (FORSTEO) against osteoporosis
CURRENT ADR NETWORK REPORT
Ethinyl estradiol + dienogest (VALETTE, generics) frequently prescribed despite unclear risk of thromboembolism
Anaphylaxis with iron isomaltoside (MONOFER)
Hypersexuality with donepezil (ARICEPT, generics) free article
Fatal arrhythmia and other adverse effects with fingolimod (GILENYA)
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Particularly drugs with a small or no additional benefit are advertised
Libido pill flibanserin (USA: ADDYI) – a billion dollar flop