Monthly Archives: July 2017

Fulminante Lebertoxizität mit tödlichem Verlauf unter Zynbryta (Daclizumab)

 21. Juli 2017 – Aus einer Mitteilung der Arzneimittelkommission der Deutschen Ärzteschaft (Drug Safety Mail 2017-24 vom 17. Juli 2017) geht hervor, dass in einigen Patienten / Patientinnen unter Behandlung mit Zynbryta (Daclizumab) fulminante Lebertoxizitäten mit tödlichem Verlauf auftreten können.

Zynbryta (Daclizumab) ist ein humanisierter monoklonaler Antikörper gegen den Interleukin-2-Rezeptor (genauer: gegen die α-Kette CD25),

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Valproate: Verhindert denn eine Patientenkarte teratogene Schädigungen von Kindern?

14. Juli 2017 – Das deutsche Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und  Medizinprodukte (BfArM) hat soeben einen von den betroffenen pharmazeutischen Unternehmen verfassten Informationsbrief zur Einführung einer Patientenkarte für Arzneimittel, welche Valproat (Valproinsäaure) und verwandte Substanzen enthalten, zu Handen der Ärzte und Apotheker veröffentlicht.

Hintergrund dieses Informationsbriefes ist der Bescheid des BfArM vom 10.

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Sterblichkeit und Mikrostaub: Jedes Mikrogramm ist zu viel

7. Juli 2017 – Eine soeben im New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)  veröffentlichte grosse Studie aus den USA zeigt auf, dass auch bei niedrigen Feinstaubwerten die Sterblichkeit steigen kann.

Eine Belastung durch Feinstaub geht auch unterhalb der in den USA gesetzlich gültigen Grenzwerte mit einer erhöhten Sterblichkeit einher,

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