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n°18

August 1995

Issue Contents
Editorial

Reps on the hot seat

p.128

New Products


Sumatriptan solution for subcutaneous injection

p.98-104

Distinguishing migraine from cluster headache

p.100

Azithromycin capsules

p.105-107

Varicella vaccine preparation for subcutaneous injection

p.107-109

Chickenpox: a dangerous disease in immunocompromised patients

p.108

Cefpirome preparations for iv injection

p.110

Enalapril tablets

p.111-112

Zidovudine in pregnancy capsules, oral solution and solution for IV infusion

p.112-113

Adverse Effects


1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: acute drug-induced pancreatitis

p.114

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: amineptine overconsumption

p.114

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: adverse effects of interferon alpha

p.114-115

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: drug-induced oesophageal disorders: tetracyclines still the chief culprit

p.115

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: antibiotics and pseudomembranous colitis

p.115

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: bromides: severe intoxication on Calcibronat° (calcium bromogalactogluconate)

p.115

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: minocycline and skin pigmentation

p.115

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: veralipride and extrapyramidal disorders

p.115-116

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: injectable steroids and hypersensitivity reactions

p.116

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: hydroxychloroquine and taste disorder

p.116

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: ticlopidine and haematological disorders

p.116

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: iron and tooth discoloration

p.116

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: headache due to analgesics

p.116

1994 French pharmacovigilance meeting: anti-pediculosis drugs: beware of sprays

p.116

Reviews


Which thrombolytic agent for myocardial infarction?

p.117-118

Correct usage of co-trimoxazole

p.119

Visits from medical representatives: fine principles, poor practice

p.120-122

Outlook


Graded management of hypertension in adults

p.123-126

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