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n°215

May 2020

Issue Contents
Editorial

Free  Rumours that kill

p.115

New Products


Glibenclamide oral suspension (Amglidia°) and neonatal diabetes

p.117-118
Marketing authorisation and an appropriate ready-to-use form are welcome developments

Methadone (Zoryon°) and cancer pain after failure of other opioids

p.119-120

Galcanezumab (Emgality°) and prevention of migraine attacks

p.120

Liposomal daunorubicin + cytarabine (Vyxeos liposomal°) and acute myeloid leukaemias

p.120

Doravirine (Pifeltro°), doravirine + lamivudine + tenofovir disoproxil (Delstrigo°) and HIV

p.121

Emicizumab (Hemlibra°) and prevention of bleeding in haemophilia A, in the absence of factor VIII inhibitor

p.121

Ipilimumab (Yervoy°) + nivolumab (Opdivo°) for some renal cancers

p.121

Pembrolizumab (Keytruda°) and head and neck cancer after failure of a platinum salt

p.122

Injectable zanamivir (Dectova°) and complicated influenza

p.123

INN Common stem: -pride

p.124

INN Common stem: -cycline

p.124

Adverse Effects


Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR): no link with autism

p.125-127

Inset. Autism and the MMR vaccine: a fraudulent study

p.126

Pregabalin or gabapentin during pregnancy: take their known dangers and uncertainties into account

p.127-129

Eyelids: preventing confusion between topical corticosteroids

p.130-131

Continued confusion between the drug Lytos° and the dietary supplement Lithos°

p.131

Dietary supplements based on turmeric: cholestatic hepatitis

p.132

Antimuscarinic drugs: dry eyes

p.132

Reviews


Pressure ulcers: use of dressings

p.133
Keep wound moist and clean, while avoiding maceration

Prescrire’s proposals. Implementing local treatments for patients with pressure ulcers

p.133

Free  Dulaglutide and type 2 diabetes

p.134
No reduction in all-cause mortality or cardiovascular mortality

Outlook


Free  Gifts to doctors wield undue influence in France

p.135

 Queries and Comments. Selexipag (Uptravi°) in pul­­monary arterial hypertension: no excess mortality?

p.136-137

Exposure of healthcare professionals to cytotoxic drugs: a proven risk requiring preventive measures

p.138-139

Masthead


Free  Masthead

p.114

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