Danish Pharmacovigilance Update 27 February 2014

06 March 2014, Updated 01 April 2014

In this issue of Danish Pharmacovigilance Update:

News from the EU

  • Further restrictions on the use of osteoporosis medicine strontium ranelate (Protelos®)

News from the DHMA

  • Anticoagulant therapy to be stopped before initiating treatment with the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs)
  • The DHMA still watches the consumption of contraceptive pills
  • Clozapine (Leponex etc.) and myocarditis
  • Remember to enter gadolinium-containing contrast agents in medical records
  • Development in the number of melatonin users younger than 25 years from 2007-2013

Short news

  • New study on linkage between paracetamol use during pregnancy and ADHD development in children
  • Most recent Direct Healthcare Professional Communications (DHPCs)