Comparing dexmedetomidine prescribing patterns and safety in the naturalistic setting versus published data.

@article{Dasta2004ComparingDP,
  title={Comparing dexmedetomidine prescribing patterns and safety in the naturalistic setting versus published data.},
  author={Joseph F. Dasta and Sandra L. Kane-Gill and Amy J Durtschi},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 7-8},
  pages={1130-5}
}
BACKGROUND In clinical practice, new drugs may be used differently than the product labeling recommends. Furthermore, it often takes several years of use before adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are reported. OBJECTIVE To compare prescribing patterns and safety of the newly released drug dexmedetomidine as observed in clinical practice with published data on the drug. METHODS Information from a convenience sample of adults receiving dexmedetomidine as part of routine patient care at 10… CONTINUE READING