Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: drug safety

Pervasive Industry Influence in Healthcare Sector Harms Patients

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Experts across the globe point to the harms of drug companies’ influence on research, practice, and education in healthcare noting that it compromises patient care.

Researchers Address Dangers of Polypharmacy and Inappropriate Medication Use

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A new special issue brings together articles exploring the harmful effects of simultaneous multiple medication use.

More Follow Up Needed for Drugs Granted Accelerated FDA Approval

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Drugs to treat serious or life-threatening conditions can receive accelerated FDA approval, but may expose patients to increased safety risks and reduced efficacy.

The Most Promoted Drugs are Those with Little Therapeutic Value, Study...

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Majority of top-selling and most promoted drugs in Canada are rated as having very limited safety and efficacy.

Questions Remain About New “Smart Drug” Modafinil Safety

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A number of news outlets have been reporting on a review of modafinil, labeled the new "smart drug," this week. The review in question summarized the recent literature on the drug but others have claimed that the authors underestimated potential side-effects.