Danish Pharmacovigilance Update, May 2015

09 June 2015

The May issue of Danish Pharmacovigilance Update with news from the EU, the DHMA and short news:

News from the EU

  • EMA warns against using certain types of hepatitis C medicines and amiodarone together, page 2
  • EU's list of recommendations on safety signals, page 3

News from the DHMA

  • Pregabalin and abuse potential, page 4
  • Blood clots in the brain as suspected adverse reaction to contraceptive pills in women with high BMI, page 5
  • Olanzapine and ADR reports of deaths, page 6
  • ADR reports of substitution problems and lack of efficacy of Methylphenidate "Sandoz", page 10

Short news

  • Most recent Direct Healthcare Professional Communications (DHPCs), page 12


Danish Pharmacovigilance Update May 2015