Prevalence of Churg-Strauss syndrome, vasculitis, eosinophilia and associated conditions: retrospective analysis of 58 prescription-event monitoring cohort studies.

@article{Martin1999PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Churg-Strauss syndrome, vasculitis, eosinophilia and associated conditions: retrospective analysis of 58 prescription-event monitoring cohort studies.},
  author={Richard M. Martin and L V Wilton and Ronald D Mann},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={179-89}
}
PURPOSE Churg-Strauss syndrome is characterised by hypereosinophilia, systemic vasculitis and asthma. The cause is usually unknown, but there have been reports of an association with particular drugs, including anti-asthma drugs. Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of Churg-Strauss syndrome and related conditions in post-marketing safety studies of new anti-asthma drugs. METHODS We accessed the prescription-event monitoring (PEM) database of the Drug Safety Research Unit (DSRU). This… CONTINUE READING

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