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n°178

January 2017

Issue Contents
Editorial

Free  Out of the frying pan, into the fire

p.4
The case of olaparib

New Products


RTS,S/AS01E malaria vaccine (Mosquirix°)

p.5-8
Children living in malaria-endemic regions: little efficacy, poorly documented harms

Olaparib (Lynparza°)

p.9-12
Ovarian cancer: spare patients who are in remission

INN Common stem: -relin

p.12

Edoxaban (Lixiana°)

p.13-14
A third factor Xa inhibitor anticoagulant: no proven advantages

Sonidegib (Odomzo°) and extensive basal cell carcinoma

p.14-15
A vismodegib me-too

Adverse Effects


Benzodiazepines: dementia in the elderly?

p.16-17
Uncertainties should prompt cautious use

Statins: increased risk of type 2 diabetes

p.18-19
To be taken into account

Keppra° oral solutions of levetiracetam: cases of overdose

p.19
High-risk product line

Free  Pseudoephedrine: ischaemic colitis

p.20
Do not use nasal decongestants

Free  Sofosbuvir: pulmonary arterial hypertension?

p.20
Adverse reactions to this drug should be reported

Reviews


Hypertension

p.21-22
Targeting 120 mmHg: survival benefit after 3 years, but high renal risk

Outlook


Taking missing data into account in everyday practice

p.23-27
Impact on the harm-benefit balance of medical interventions

Masthead


Free  Masthead

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