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July 2020

Pink Sheet – Coronavirus Notebook

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Pharmafield – No clear benefit of HIV antivirals for COVID-19 patients says study

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June 2020

European Pharmaceutical Review – Consortium established to monitor COVID-19 vaccines after marketing

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PharmaTimes – New consortium will monitor safety/efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

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The Courier – Dundee and St Andrews universities spearheading Covid-19 vaccine studies

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Pharmaceutical Technology – UK researchers form consortium to monitor Covid-19 vaccines

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European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer – Consortium formed to assess safety of Covid-19 vaccines

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Pharmafield – New consortium to monitor safety and effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines

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Pharmafile – New UK consortium established to monitor COVID-19 vaccine efficacy once they hit market

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Pink Sheet – New Consortium To Monitor Whether COVID-19 Vaccines Work As They Should

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May 2020

PharmaTimes – PharmaTimes talks to Professor Saad Shakir

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PharmaTimes – Remdesivir for COVID-19 patients is ‘favourable’, study finds

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Pharmafile Therapeutic Areas in Focus – Direct oral anticoagulants: Examining their use in a real world secondary care setting (Vol 69 Spring 2020, p32-34)

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April 2020

European Pharmaceutical Review – Cytokine storms a major killer in patients with severe COVID-19 infection

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Drug Target Review – Cytokine storms a major killer in patients with severe COVID-19 infection

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Pharmaceutical Journal – Buprenorphine implant beneficial for patients with opioid dependency

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March 2020

Pharmafocus – The need for evolution in pharmacovigilance (p16/17 March 2020 edition)

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PharmaTimes – BMJ journal deems opioid dependency implant more favourable than tablets

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January 2020

PharmaTimes – Improve brand and batch number recording, urge drug safety professionals

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Pharmafield – Better recording of biologic medicines brand and batch numbers needed for patient safety

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European Pharmaceutical Magazine Improvements needed in biologics traceability to ensure patient safety

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Pharmaceutical Journal – Researchers unable to identify batches of biologic drugs from 85% of Yellow Card report

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November 2019

PharmaTimes – Is the UK facing its own opioid crisis?

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October 2019

The BMJ – GPs are urged to help monitor new drugs

Nb link is for BMJ subscribers but a full version of the story can be found in our news section

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August 2019

Daily Mail – ‘Last resort’ pill that brings nightmares (p.5 August print edition)

LBC Radio DSRU Director, Saad Shakir, interviewed for LBC Radio about the adverse side effects of anti-malaria drug, Mefloquine, in relation to the death of student Alana Cutland

July 2019

European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Magazine – Use of real world data important for improving medicine safety

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OnMedica – Treatment for hyperthyroidism linked to increased risk of cancer death

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Daily Mail – Taking heartburn pills ‘DOUBLES your risk of developing an allergy because suppressing stomach acid destroys the body’s defense barrier’

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May 2019

Pharma Times – Big Pharma, come back to mental health and invest in Europe

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April 2019

Pharma Times – Big Pharma come together for better drug side effect detection

Pink Sheet – New international signal detection initiative to influence industry practice

Pharmaceutical Journal – Pharmaceutical companies vow to improve monitoring of medicine side effects

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