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BACKGROUND Anaphylactic reactions to neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs) can be severe and even fatal. Our aim was to evaluate mortality rate in France from anaphylactic reactions to NMBAs, to identify risk factors for a fatal outcome, and to describe management of the cases that proved fatal. METHODS The French National Pharmacovigilance Database was(More)
INTRODUCTION Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone class, marketed in France since 2002. It is used primarily in the treatment of bacterial sinusitis and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis. The purpose of this study is to report a possible severe ocular side effect following the systemic use of moxifloxacin. PATIENT AND METHODS Case(More)
INTRODUCTION While in most countries warfarin is the preferred anti-vitamin K, fluindione, a molecule with a prolonged half-life remains largely prescribed in France. Some of its side effects, including immuno-allergic complications, remain poorly understood. CASE REPORT A 77-year-old woman presented with a febrile severe neutropenia of immunoallergic(More)
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