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In Prescrire's Spotlight

Towards better patient care: drugs to avoid in 2017

20 February 2017

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Prescrire's Drug Awards for 2016 recognise two cancer drugs

1 February 2017

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Prescrire's Drug Packaging Awards for 2016: no award, but serious deficiencies

1 February 2017

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Prescrire's Information Awards for 2016: several drug companies are honoured, but the lack of transparency persists

1 February 2017

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Sacubitril + valsartan (Entresto°) in chronic heart failure. Favourable results in highly selected patients

1 February 2017

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In the February issue of Prescrire International: Idebenone (Raxone°) and Leber hereditary optic neuropathy

1 February 2017

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Neuroleptics: too readily prescribed

1 February 2017

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A fresh, new look for Prescrire International

1 February 2017

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From the editors of Prescrire International: Top texts of 2015-2016

1 December 2016

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1 September 2016

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1 September 2016