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In Prescrire's Spotlight

Methylphenidate (Ritalin° and other brands) during pregnancy: teratogenic and fetotoxic, with concerns about long-term effects

1 June 2019

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In the June issue of Prescrire International - Treatment of scabies: 5% permethrin cream or oral ivermectin?

1 June 2019

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Independence and transparency: the words Prescrire lives by

1 June 2019

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Atrial fibrillation: apixaban (Eliquis°) as an alternative to warfarin (Coumadin° and other brands) in some situations

1 June 2019

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Ginkgo biloba: to be avoided due to severe adverse effects

1 June 2019

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Useful tips for informing patients about risks

1 June 2019

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Orphan drugs: affordability is at risk due to abuse of orphan drug incentives

25 April 2019

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"Opioids: Conflicts & Controversies" a conference to be held in Washington, D.C. on 12-14 June 2019

1 May 2019

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1 June 2019

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1 December 2018

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"Top Texts of 2018", from the Editors of Prescrire International

1 October 2018

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1 September 2018