Takamasa Sakai

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BACKGROUND Early treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) can be associated with improved patient outcomes. The Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (JMHW) and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) criteria are the most specific for diagnosis of septic DIC. The revised Japanese Association for Acute Medicine(More)
Safety information regarding drug use during pregnancy is insufficient. The present study aimed to establish an optimal signal detection method to identify adverse drug reactions in pregnant women and to evaluate information in the Japanese Adverse Drug Event Report (JADER) database between April 2004 and November 2014. We identified reports on pregnant(More)
Background: Ritodrine is a drug used for threatened premature labor. The severe adverse drug reactions associated with ritodrine are known to be pneumonedema, leukopenia, and rhabdomyolysis, but there have been few investigations on the risk factors. We performed a case-control study and selected case reports as a case group and healthy pregnant women in(More)
INTRODUCTION With recent advances in medicines, many patients with schizophrenia have become able to conceive. One common second-generation antipsychotic given to patients with schizophrenia is aripiprazole. The label information of aripiprazole in Japan states that according to one case report "there is a report of miscarriage in clinical trial". (More)
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