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Drug Adverse Effects

Jan 01, 2022 Issue
A Single Corticosteroid Burst in Children Is Associated With Harms [POEMs]

Although corticosteroid bursts have potential for improving outcomes for many acute illnesses, this study shows that the potential harms are not trivial.


Dec 01, 2021 Issue
Surfer with Photodistributed Erythematous, Scaling Eruption [Photo Quiz]

A surfer presents with a worsening rash with erythema and scaling after treatment with a topical medication.


May 15, 2021 Issue
Key Potentially Inappropriate Drugs in Pediatrics: The KIDs List [Practice Guidelines]

The Pediatric Pharmacy Association produced a list of key potentially inappropriate drugs in pediatrics, or the KIDs List, to guide physicians who treat children.


Mar 15, 2021 Issue
The KIDs List: Medications That Are Potentially Inappropriate in Children [Editorials]

The Key Potentially Inappropriate Drugs in Pediatrics (KIDs) List is an open access, evidence-based reference aimed at improving medication safety in children.


Jan 1, 2021 Issue
Testosterone Therapy for Age-Related Low Testosterone: Guidelines from the ACP [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Physicians published guidelines for testosterone therapy in cis gender men with age-related low testosterone based on a systematic review.


Dec 15, 2020 Issue
Off-Label Use and Misuse of Hormone Supplements: AACE and ACE Position Statement [Practice Guidelines]

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American College of Endocrinology developed a summary of known risks of using off-label hormone treatments.


Jan 1, 2020 Issue
Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the AGS [Practice Guidelines]

The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should typically be avoided in most older patients, medications that should be avoided in older patients with certain conditions, medications that should be used ...


Jul 1, 2019 Issue
Polypharmacy: Evaluating Risks and Deprescribing [Article]

Polypharmacy, commonly defined as the use of at least five medications, can have negative consequences for both the patient and health care system. Physicians should identify and prioritize medications to discontinue and discuss potential deprescribing with patients. A specific follow-up plan should be developed, including reviewing the patient’s medication list at every visit.


May 15, 2019 Issue
Limited Data: Deprescribing is Safe, But at the Risk of Symptom Recurrence [POEMs]

The limited rigorous data on deprescribing suggest that many patients can safely stop unnecessary medication, but symptom relapse is significant.


Jan 1, 2019 Issue
Deprescribing Is an Essential Part of Good Prescribing [Editorials]

There are four important medication issues to discuss with patients as they get older. Find out more and learn the five steps to individualize deprescribing practices for each patient.


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