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Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletters

October 1999;9(4)

  • Serious hematologic reactions associated with ticlopidine - update
  • Leukotriene receptor antagonists: suspected adverse reactions
  • Communiqué - Ropinirole (Requip): sleep disorder

July 1999; 9(3)

  • Alteplase (Activase rt-PA) for acute ischemic stroke
  • Abciximab (ReoPro): risk of acute thrombocytopenia
  • Nefazodone (Serzone) and hepatotoxicity
  • Communiqué - Amlodipine (Norvasc): hearing loss

April 1999; 9(2)

  • Bupropion (Zyban): suspected adverse reactions
  • 1998 ADR Statistics
  • Updates: immune globulin IV products, tolcapone (Tasmar)
  • Communiqué - Olanzapine (Zyprexa): priapism

January 1999; 9(1)

  • Isotretinoin and depression
  • Low-dose ASA and GI Bleeding
  • Guidelines for reporting ADRs
  • Communiqué - azithromycin, pentoxifylline, sertraline and carbamazepine: interaction

October 1998; 8(4)

  • Recent News About Drug Risks
  • New Ontario Regional ADR Centre
  • Discontinuation Reactions Associated With SSRIs
  • Communiqué - amantadine and warfarin, pantoprazole

July 1998; 8(3)

  • Quality Information in Spontaneous Reports
  • Donepezil: Suspected Adverse Reactions
  • Olanzapine: Hematological Reactions
  • Communiqué - valproic acid, cefaclor, latanoprost, protease inhibitors

April 1998; 8(2)

  • Alendronate-induced esophagitis
  • 1997 ADR statistics
  • Communiqué - dorzolamide hydrochloride, hydroxychloroquine sulfate, torvastatin calcium, risperidone, venlafaxine hydrochloride

January 1998; 8(1)

  • Drugs: QT interval prolongation and torsades de pointes
  • Ciprofloxacin use in epileptic patients taking phenytoin
  • Appetite suppressants - update
  • Communiqué - vigabatrin, mefloquine, lamotrigine

October 1997; 7(4)

  • Calcium-channel blockers
  • Azithromycin - severe iatrogenic hepatitis
  • Newsletter survey results
  • Communiqué - protease inhibitors, vigabatrin, terconazole, Fen-phen, heparin, paroxetine

July 1997; 7(3)

  • ACE inhibitors and bronchospasm
  • Interferon beta-1b
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • New Expert Advisory Committee on Pharmacovigilance

April 1997; 7(2)

  • Adverse drug reaction reporting - 1996
  • Potential abuse of butorphanol nasal spray
  • Aminoglycoside ear drops and ototoxicity

January 1997; 7(1)

  • Primary pulmonary hypertension and appetite suppressants
  • HIV protease inhibitors and increased bleeding in hemophilia?
  • Erythema multiforme and nifedipine
  • Congenital anomalies and fluconazole

October 1996; 6(4)

  • Cefaclor-associated serum sickness-like reaction
  • Newsletter Assessment - Questionnaire

July 1996; 6(3)

  • Cisapride: Arrhythmia Awareness
  • Midazolam: A Wake-Up Call
  • Clarithromycin: Tooth Discolouration and Smell Alteration

April 1996; 6(2)

  • Metformin: Lactic Acidosis
  • Nefazodone: ADR Profile
  • 1995 Statistics ADR or Product Fault?

January 1996; 6(1)

  • Cotrimoxazole
  • Nicotine Patches and exercise
  • Terbinafine - hepatobiliary reactions
  • SSRIs - hyponatremia

October 1995; 5(4)

  • Update: Fertility Drugs
  • Propofol: Convulsions
  • Contraindications: Dinoprostone
  • Vaginal Gel
  • DOCI List

July 1995; 5(3)

  • Reporting Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Lamotrigine (Lamictal): rashes
  • Drug Names: confusion from two fronts
  • Tiaprofenic Acid: cystitis
  • Ticlopidine: revisited
  • DOCI List

April 1995; 5(2)

  • Zidovudine: Benefits of use during pregnancy
  • Serevent®: Patient warnings must be stressed
  • Fluoroquinolones: Tendonitis
  • Topical Antifungals: Recent switch to over-the-counter
  • Phenazopyridine: Hemolytic anemia

January 1995; 5(1)

  • Risperidone and EPS Sumatriptan and migraine exacerbation
  • Bromocriptine
  • Fertility drug awareness
  • New regional centre for Quebec

October 1994; 4(3)

  • Regional Centres
  • New Drugs - Serzone, Neurontin, Sabril
  • Drugs of current interest

July 1994; 4(2)

  • Editorial Note
  • Terbinafine Herbal preparations

March 1994; 4(1)

  • Rhabdomyolysis and HMG-CoA
  • Reductase Inhibitors
  • Antidepressants and Suicide
  • Help Wanted: Risperdal

November 1993; 3(2)

  • Ticlopidine HCl - Hematological and Liver Effects
  • H1-Antihistamines - Cardiotoxic Effects

August 1993; 3(1)

  • ACE Inhibitors: Renal Effects
  • Sumatriptan Succinate: Chest Pain
  • Nicotine Patches: Update / Inadvertent Exposure

April 1992; 2(1)

  • ADR Program, 1991 Annual Report
  • Case Report: Drug Interactions with Omeprazole
  • Vasospasm with B-Blockers
  • GI Bleeding with Toradol®

August 1991; 1(2)

  • PPSP Workshop Minocycline - Case reports of severe liver and renal reactions
  • ADRs in the Elderly Ciprofloxacin - ADR profile Diclofenac - Hepatic reactions

January 1991; 1(1)

  • Saskatchewan ADR Pilot Project
  • The WHO Connection Working Group on ADR Assessment
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