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Recent patterns of medication use in the ambulatory adult population of the United States: the Slone survey.
CONTEXT Data on the range of prescription and over-the-counter drug use in the United States are not available. OBJECTIVE To provide recent population-based information on use of all medications,Expand
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Medication use and the risk of Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis.
BACKGROUND Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome are rare, life-threatening, drug-induced cutaneous reactions. We conducted a case-control study to quantify the risks associatedExpand
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Risk of aspirin-associated major upper-gastrointestinal bleeding with enteric-coated or buffered product
BACKGROUND Aspirin products are known to cause irritation and injury to the gastric mucosa. The belief that enteric-coated and buffered varieties are less likely to occasion majorExpand
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Prevalence and characteristics of opioid use in the US adult population
&NA; This report describes the prevalence of opioid use in the US adult population, overall and in subgroups, the characteristics of opioid use, and concomitant medication use among opioid users.Expand
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The Drug Etiology of Agranulocytosis and Aplastic Anemia
DRUG INDUCED AGRANULOCYTOSIS AND APLASTIC ANEMIA: GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS: The concept of drug safety Agranulocytosis and aplastic anemia as drug-induced diseases Evidence for the drug induction ofExpand
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Risk of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis during first weeks of antiepileptic therapy: a case-control study. Study Group of the International Case Control Study on Severe
BACKGROUND There is still controversy about whether all antiepileptic drugs are associated with the severe cutaneous reactions Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). WeExpand
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Medications as Risk Factors of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Children: A Pooled Analysis
OBJECTIVE. The aim of this study was to determine the relation of medications to the risk of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in children <15 years of age. METHODS. WeExpand
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Recent trends in use of herbal and other natural products.
Background The benefits of herbal and other natural products (dietary supplements) are increasingly cited in the media. Dramatic increases in use reported during the last decade have led to growingExpand
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Drugs in the aetiology of agranulocytosis and aplastic anaemia
Abstract:  Agranulocytosis and aplastic anaemia are rare but serious conditions known to be caused by numerous drugs. Most of what is known or suspected about the aetiology is based on case reports,Expand
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Reliability of personal interview data in a hospital-based case-control study.
Responses to interview questions were compared for concordance among 492 individuals interviewed more than once in a hospital-based case-control surveillance system in the United States, Canada, andExpand
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