QuarterWatch analyzes MedWatch Reports

This issue of QuarterWatch analyzes MedWatch Reports from the third quarter of 2015. This issue identifies major differences in reports of cancer associated with drugs for psoriasis, a common skin disorder affecting an estimated 7.5 million people. While corticosteroid and other topical drugs are sufficient for many cases, potent immunosuppressant drugs are used in increasing numbers. This report also provides new evidence that drugs for erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension can cause deafness or sudden hearing loss.

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US FDA FAERS and quinolones

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Some case reports on Quinolones, a potent and globally popular group of antibiotics that are used to treat a wide range of infections, have raised…

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Advancing Toxicity Testing webinar

May 25, 2021
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The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing and the Animal-Free Safety Assessment recently held their annual meeting on advancing toxicity testing in the 21st century…

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USC appoints Dr. Mattison distinguished professor

March 16, 2021
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Dr. Donald Mattison, RSI’s Senior Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer, has accepted an appointment as a University of South Carolina Health Sciences Distinguished Professor in the in…

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