February 11, 2019 at 1:40 pm

Global Drug Safety Can Improve Outcomes

Drug safety and accurate adverse reporting can improve patient outcomes across the globe. It is good to see this topic in the news. Visit: https://www.outsourcing-pharma.com/Article/2019/02/11/Icon-introduces-new-drug-safety-reporting-solution
February 6, 2019 at 2:52 pm

Communication is Key to Patient Safety and Adherence

A recent survey finds more than half of patients are not confident in managing their own prescriptions due to inadequate patient education. MISSD supports close patient-doctor communication whenever starting, stopping or changing a drug dosage. See: patientengagementhit.com/news/patient-education-communication-key-for-medication-adherence
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February 1, 2019 at 9:24 am

Research Reports Drug Withdrawal Problems

Consumers and family members should be aware of symptoms of prescription drug withdrawal, to include withdrawal akathisia, whenever stopping certain prescriptions such as SSRIs, a class of drugs commonly labeled as antidepressants.
See: psychiatrictimes.com/couch-crisis/international-antidepressant-withdrawal-crisis-time-act