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In Prescrire's Spotlight

Drugs to avoid in the name of better patient care: 2020 update

1 February 2020

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Annual Prescrire Drug Awards announced in Paris: 6 winning drugs, but no "Pilule d'Or"

1 February 2020

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The Prescrire Packaging Awards for 2019: one winner and plenty of losers

1 February 2020

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Prescrire's Information Awards for 2019: just 6 drug companies (out of 112 contacted) are honoured for the quality of information provided

1 February 2020

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Baclofen (Baclocur°) and alcohol dependence. At moderate doses, a modest aid in controlling alcohol consumption

1 February 2020

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In the February issue of Prescrire International - High thrombotic risk and antiphospholipid antibodies: avoid direct oral anticoagulants

1 February 2020

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Independent information does exist, but deserves more attention and visibility

06 February 2020

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SSRI antidepressants: persistant sexual dysfunction

1 February 2020

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Severe vomiting in pregnancy: the priority is to rehydrate

1 February 2020

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Oral desensitisation to peanuts: too many adverse effects

1 February 2020

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Enjoy these features, and more, in our upcoming issues

1 February 2020

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The Mediator° disaster: so much time wasted, so many lives destroyed

1 December 2019

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1 December 2018

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"Top Texts of 2019", new from the editors of Prescrire International

28 August 2019

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1 September 2018