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The Prescrire Awards for 2018

The Prescrire Drug Awards for 2018

2018 Prescrire Drug Awards
38 years of Prescrire Awards

Pilule d'Or Prescrire
Pilule d'Or/Golden Pill
1981-2018

Prescrire's Pilule d'Or (Golden Pill) has been granted since 1981 to drugs that constitute a major therapeutic advance in a field in which no treatment was previously available

2018 (Prescrire Int n° 202)
(not awarded)
2014 (Prescrire Int n° 157)
ORPHACOL° (cholic acid)
2007 (Prescrire Int n° 94) CARBAGLU° (carglumic acid)
2006 (Prescrire Int n° 88) ORFADIN° (nitisinone)
1998 (Prescrire Int n° 40)
CRIXIVAN° (indinavir)
1996 (Prescrire Int n° 28)
DIGIDOT° (digoxin-specific antibody ) (1) 
1992 (Prescrire Int n° 4) SURFEXO° (pulmonary surfactant ) (1)
1989 (Rev Prescrire n° 92) EPREX° (epoetin alfa) • MECTIZAN° (ivermectin)
1988 (Rev Prescrire n° 81) LARIAM° (mefloquine) • RETROVIR° (zidovudine)
1987 (Rev Prescrire n° 71) LUTRELEF° (gonadorelin) • DECAPEPTYL° (triptorelin)
1986 (Rev Prescrire n° 61) ZOVIRAX° IV and tablets (aciclovir)
1983 (Rev Prescrire n° 31) LOPRIL° (captopril)
1981 (Rev Prescrire n° 10) VACCIN HEVAC B° (hepatitis B vaccine) (1)
No "Golden Pill" was awarded for 1982, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1991, from 1993 to 1995, for 1997, from 1999 to 2005, from 2008 to 2013, and for 2015, 2016 and 2017.
1- Drug no longer on the market in France.

 ©Prescrire 1 February 2019

"The Prescrire Awards for 2018" Prescrire Int 2019; 28 (202): 78-82. (Pdf, free)

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