24 May 2011 /Side effects and trials
Today, the Danish media have focused on pregnant women's use of antidepressants. If this has caused you to worry, the best thing you can do is to contact your doctor for advice.
17 May 2011 /Side effects and trials
In April, the Danish Medicines Agency published the results of its nationwide campaign "React when serious and unexpected side effects occur" targeting Danish hospital doctors. The results showed that hospital doctors had put more focus on identifying and reporting side effects, and that the number of reports submitted by hospitals across Denmark had increased by 8 % from 2009-2010. It now turns out that the results are even better, and that the hospital doctors have put even greater efforts into correcting the underreporting which characterises the pharmacovigilance area.
16 May 2011 /Side effects and trials
Persons who have previously had a blood clot in the heart have a significantly increased risk of getting another blood clot if they take pain-relieving medicine of the NSAID type such as Ipren® and Voltaren®.
10 May 2011 /Side effects and trials
In future, the Danish Medicines Agency will prefer to receive clinical trial applications on CD-ROM or online via Eudralink. This is because we have migrated to digital processing and consequently scan all incoming post, which is then distributed electronically internally.