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BACKGROUND In recent decades, increased attention has been focused on the impact of disabilities and medicinal drug use on road safety. The aim of our study was to investigate the association between prescription medicines and the risk of road traffic crashes, and estimate the attributable fraction. METHODS AND FINDINGS We extracted and matched data from(More)
BACKGROUND In late 2012, a national pill crisis led French women to promptly change their behavior regarding contraception, with a significant increase in the use of first-generation and second-generation combined oral contraceptives to the detriment of third-generation and fourth-generation products (C3Gs and C4Gs). OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of the(More)
BACKGROUND Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) has been related to the use of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) in patients undergoing dialysis. The Prospective Fibrose Nephrogénique Systémique study, a French prospective study supported by the French drug regulatory agency (Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament) and the French Societies of(More)
BACKGROUND Opioids have been shown to impair psychomotor and cognitive functioning in healthy volunteers with no history of opioid abuse. Few or no significant effects have been found in opioid-dependant patients in experimental or driving simulation studies. The risk of road traffic crash among patients under buprenorphine or methadone has not been subject(More)
PURPOSE To estimate the number of venous thromboembolic events and related-premature mortality (including immediate in-hospital lethality) attributable to the use of combined oral contraceptives in women aged 15 to 49 years-old between 2000 and 2011 in France. METHODS French data on sales of combined oral contraceptives and on contraception behaviours(More)
AIMS To assess potential change in medicine exposure and association with the risk of road traffic crash across a time period that started before the implementation of a grading system warning of the effect of medicine on driving performance. METHODS Data from three French national databases were extracted and matched: the national health care insurance(More)
Studies assessing the impact of epilepsy and its medication on the risk of road traffic crashes have shown inconsistent results. The aim in this study was to assess this risk using French databases. Data from three French national databases were extracted and matched: the national health care insurance database, police reports, and the national police(More)
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