Tomás Morera

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BACKGROUND Drug-drug interactions are one of the main causes of adverse effects. These events have been studied most often in hospital settings; however, investigations on prescribing based on community practice have shown a high prevalence rate of potential drug interactions. OBJECTIVE To develop a computerized system able to trace drug interactions(More)
Based on the recent cerivastatin experience, we retrospectively evaluated the effect of notifying a drug alert utilizing a computerized drug-handling system. The evaluation was carried out during three periods: period I corresponded to all prescriptions issued during April, 2001 (“baseline period”), before the Spanish Drug Agency issued alerts on the(More)
The aim of this work was the evaluation of the existent drug interaction alert structure in Spain, which is based on yellow cards notifications and circulation of drug alert letters, through the retrospective analysis of CYP3A-metabolized statins and macrolides co-prescriptions in the Spanish province of Badajoz between May and September 2001. The period of(More)
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