Tag: pharmaceutical company

Mar 07

Cardiovascular safety of NSAIDs

Trelle S, et al. Cardiovascular safety of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: network meta-analysis. BMJ 2011; 342:c7086
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) appear to be associated with increased cardiovascular risks.

Jan 24

Drug company information and physicians’ prescribing

Spurling GK, et al. Information from pharmaceutical companies and the quality, quantity and cost of physicians’ prescribing: a systematic review. PLoS Med, 2010; 7(10)
Exposure does not improve prescribing quality, reduce prescribing frequency or reduce prescribing costs.