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81. The Ocular Side-Effects of Vigabatrin (Sabril) Information and Guidance for Screening

The Ocular Side-Effects of Vigabatrin (Sabril) Information and Guidance for Screening The Royal College of Ophthalmologists The Ocular Side-Effects of Vigabatrin (Sabril) Information and Guidance for Screening March 2008 Scientific Department The Royal College of Ophthalmologists 17 Cornwall Terrace Regent’s Park London NW1 4QW Telephone: 020 7935 0702 Facsimile: 020 7487 4674 www.rcophth.ac.uk © The Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2008 All rights reserved For permission to reproduce any (...) of the content contained herein please contact events@rcophth.ac.uk Royal College of Ophthalmologists The Ocular Side-Effects of Vigabatrin (Sabril) Information and Guidance for Screening March 2008 Background Vigabatrin (Sabril) is an anti-epileptic drug indicated for the treatment of partial epilepsy, with or without secondary generalisation, which is not satisfactorily controlled by other drugs. It is only licensed as first-line/monotherapy for the treatment of infantile spasms (West’s syndrome). While

2008 Royal College of Ophthalmologists

82. Pilot study: effects of parenteral glutamine dipeptide supplementation on neutrophil functions and prevention of chemotherapy-induced side-effects in acute myeloid leukaemia patients

Pilot study: effects of parenteral glutamine dipeptide supplementation on neutrophil functions and prevention of chemotherapy-induced side-effects in acute myeloid leukaemia patients Pilot study: effects of parenteral glutamine dipeptide supplementation on neutrophil functions and prevention of chemotherapy-induced side-effects in acute myeloid leukaemia patients Pilot study: effects of parenteral glutamine dipeptide supplementation on neutrophil functions and prevention of chemotherapy-induced (...) side-effects in acute myeloid leukaemia patients Sornsuvit C, Komindr S, Chuncharunee S, Wanikiat P, Archararit N, Santanirand P Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of glutamine

2008 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

83. Review: antibiotics are effective for acute purulent rhinitis but are associated with increased gastrointestinal side effects

Review: antibiotics are effective for acute purulent rhinitis but are associated with increased gastrointestinal side effects Review: antibiotics are effective for acute purulent rhinitis but are associated with increased gastrointestinal side effects | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log (...) in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: antibiotics are effective for acute purulent rhinitis but are associated with increased gastrointestinal side effects Article Text

2008 Evidence-Based Nursing

84. Efficacy and side effects of cisplatin- and carboplatin-based doublet chemotherapeutic regimens versus non-platinum-based doublet chemotherapeutic regimens as first line treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung carcinoma: a systematic review of randomi

Efficacy and side effects of cisplatin- and carboplatin-based doublet chemotherapeutic regimens versus non-platinum-based doublet chemotherapeutic regimens as first line treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung carcinoma: a systematic review of randomi Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2008 DARE.

85. Chinese medicinal herbs to treat the side-effects of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients. (PubMed)

Chinese medicinal herbs to treat the side-effects of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients. Short term side-effects of chemotherapy include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, mucositis and myelosuppression or neutropenia. These occur during the course of treatment and generally resolve within months of completion of chemotherapy. A variety of Chinese medicinal herbs have been used for managing these side effects.To assess the effectiveness and safety of Chinese medicinal herbs in alleviating (...) chemotherapy-induced short term side effects in breast cancer patients.We searched The Cochrane Breast Cancer Specialised Register (15/02/2007), The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL); (The Cochrane Library 2006, Issue 4); MEDLINE (1966 to December 2006); EMBASE (1990 to December 2006); and Chinese Biomedical Literature (2006, Issue 4). A number of journals were hand searched.Randomised controlled trials comparing chemotherapy with or without Chinese herbs in women with breast

2007 Cochrane

86. Side effects of phenobarbital and carbamazepine in childhood epilepsy: randomised controlled trial. (Full text)

Side effects of phenobarbital and carbamazepine in childhood epilepsy: randomised controlled trial. To compare the behavioural side effects associated with two commonly used antiepilepsy drugs-phenobarbital and carbamazepine-in children in Bangladesh.Prospective randomised controlled single centre trial.Specialist children's hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh.108 children aged 2-15 with generalised tonic-clonic (n=51) or partial and secondary generalised seizures (n=57).Seizure control (...) and behavioural side effects.91 children were followed up for 12 months. Six required a change of antiepilepsy drug. Side effects were compared in 85 children. In the last quarter of the 12 month follow-up, 71 children were seizure free after one year's treatment. Thirty two in the phenobarbital group and 39 in the carbamazepine group had no seizures in 74 and 102 days after randomisation, respectively. Ten children had increased behavioural problems, which were unacceptable in four (one in the phenobarbital

2007 BMJ PubMed

87. Hypercapnic acidosis in ARDS: A tolerated side effect or an important therapeutic modality? (Full text)

Hypercapnic acidosis in ARDS: A tolerated side effect or an important therapeutic modality? Hypercapnic acidosis in ARDS: A tolerated side effect or an important therapeutic modality? | Critical Care | Full Text Advertisement Menu Search Search all BMC articles Search Menu Table of Contents and John R Hotchkiss Critical Care 2007 11 :304 © BioMed Central Ltd 2007 Published: 16 February 2007 Citation Kregenow DA, Rubenfeld GD, Hudson LD, Swenson ER. Hypercapnic acidosis and mortality in acute (...) acidosis (HA) is often thought of as a tolerated side effect of lung protective ventilation strategies. There is a growing body of experimental evidence, however, suggesting that HA may be intrinsically protective in ventilator-induced lung injury and acute lung injury (ALI) [ – ] and that buffering HA may be detrimental [ ]. Certain patient populations, such as those with cardiovascular disease or central nervous system injuries, have the potential to be harmed by HA. To date, no clinical trial has

2007 Critical Care - EBM Journal Club PubMed

88. Sword swallowing and its side effects. (Full text)

Sword swallowing and its side effects. To evaluate information on the practice and associated ill effects of sword swallowing.Letters sent to sword swallowers requesting information on technique and complications.Membership lists of the Sword Swallowers' Association International.110 sword swallowers from 16 countries.We had information from 46 sword swallowers. Major complications are more likely when the swallower is distracted or swallows multiple or unusual swords or when previous injury

2006 BMJ PubMed

89. Selenium for alleviating the side effects of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery in cancer patients. (PubMed)

Selenium for alleviating the side effects of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery in cancer patients. Selenium supplements are frequently used by cancer patients. Selenium is an essential trace element and is involved in antioxidant protection and redox-regulation in humans. Several adverse effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in cancer patients as well as cellular processes that maintain chronic lymphoedema have been linked to oxidative cell damage in the human body. Selenium has (...) recently been investigated as a remedy against chemotherapy and radiotherapy-associated side effects as well as its effects on lymphoedema.This review assessed the effects of supplementary selenium on adverse effects of conventional radiotherapy, chemotherapy, or surgery, in oncologic patients and on quality of life or performance status during and after oncologic treatment.We searched the Cochrane Pain, Palliative & Supportive Care Trials Register, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2006 Cochrane

90. Topical diclofenac improved pain and physical function with no systemic side effects in primary osteoarthritis of the knee (Full text)

Topical diclofenac improved pain and physical function with no systemic side effects in primary osteoarthritis of the knee Topical diclofenac improved pain and physical function with no systemic side effects in primary osteoarthritis of the knee | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using (...) your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Topical diclofenac improved pain and physical function with no systemic side effects in primary osteoarthritis of the knee Article Text

2006 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration) PubMed

91. Review: clonidine is more effective than placebo for long term smoking cessation, but has side effects (Full text)

Review: clonidine is more effective than placebo for long term smoking cessation, but has side effects Review: clonidine is more effective than placebo for long term smoking cessation, but has side effects | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal (...) accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: clonidine is more effective than placebo for long term smoking cessation, but has side effects Article Text Therapeutics Review: clonidine is more effective than placebo for long

2006 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration) PubMed

92. The cost-effectiveness of colonic stenting as a bridge to curative surgery in patients with acute left-sided malignant colonic obstruction: a Canadian perspective

The cost-effectiveness of colonic stenting as a bridge to curative surgery in patients with acute left-sided malignant colonic obstruction: a Canadian perspective The cost-effectiveness of colonic stenting as a bridge to curative surgery in patients with acute left-sided malignant colonic obstruction: a Canadian perspective The cost-effectiveness of colonic stenting as a bridge to curative surgery in patients with acute left-sided malignant colonic obstruction: a Canadian perspective Singh H (...) of colonic stenting as a bridge to curative surgery in patients with acute left-sided malignant colonic obstruction: a Canadian perspective. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology 2006; 20(12): 779-785 Other publications of related interest Binkert CA, Ledermann H, Jost R, et al. Acute colonic obstruction: clinical aspects and cost-effectiveness of preoperative and palliative treatment with self-expanding metallic stents – A preliminary report. Radiology 1998;206:199-204. Targownik LE, Spiegel BM, Sack J

2006 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

93. Patients with chronic asthma found medicine information to be unclear or confusing, did not receive complete information on medicine use and side effects, and found leaflets to be unhelpful (Full text)

Patients with chronic asthma found medicine information to be unclear or confusing, did not receive complete information on medicine use and side effects, and found leaflets to be unhelpful Patients with chronic asthma found medicine information to be unclear or confusing, did not receive complete information on medicine use and side effects, and found leaflets to be unhelpful | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You (...) with chronic asthma found medicine information to be unclear or confusing, did not receive complete information on medicine use and side effects, and found leaflets to be unhelpful Article Text Qualitative Patients with chronic asthma found medicine information to be unclear or confusing, did not receive complete information on medicine use and side effects, and found leaflets to be unhelpful Free Margaret Thorman Hartig , RN, PhD, APRN, BC Statistics from Altmetric.com Raynor DK, Savage I, Knapp P, et al

2006 Evidence-Based Mental Health PubMed

94. Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a meta-analysis of effectiveness and side effects

Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a meta-analysis of effectiveness and side effects Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2006 DARE.

95. Oral methadone for chronic noncancer pain: a systematic literature review of reasons for administration, prescription patterns, effectiveness, and side effects

Oral methadone for chronic noncancer pain: a systematic literature review of reasons for administration, prescription patterns, effectiveness, and side effects Oral methadone for chronic noncancer pain: a systematic literature review of reasons for administration, prescription patterns, effectiveness, and side effects Oral methadone for chronic noncancer pain: a systematic literature review of reasons for administration, prescription patterns, effectiveness, and side effects Sandoval J (...) A, Furlan A D, Mailis-Gagnon A CRD summary This review assessed the indications, prescription, effectiveness and side-effects of oral methadone for the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain. The authors concluded that the use of oral methadone is based on uncontrolled studies and further research is needed. This review was generally well conducted and its conclusions can be considered reliable, although the effectiveness results may be overrated. Authors' objectives To assess the indications

2005 DARE.

96. Effects of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on patient-controlled analgesia morphine side effects: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Effects of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on patient-controlled analgesia morphine side effects: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Effects of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on patient-controlled analgesia morphine side effects: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Effects of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on patient-controlled analgesia morphine side effects: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Marret E, Kurdi O, Zufferey P, Bonnet F CRD summary (...) of review methods. Other aspects of the review were well conducted and the authors' conclusions are likely to be reliable. Implications of the review for practice and research The authors did not state any implications for practice or further research. Bibliographic details Marret E, Kurdi O, Zufferey P, Bonnet F. Effects of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on patient-controlled analgesia morphine side effects: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Anesthesiology 2005; 102(6): 1249-1260

2005 DARE.

97. Effects of acetaminophen on morphine side-effects and consumption after major surgery: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Effects of acetaminophen on morphine side-effects and consumption after major surgery: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2005 DARE.

98. Metabolic side effects of atypical antipsychotics in children: a literature review

Metabolic side effects of atypical antipsychotics in children: a literature review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2005 DARE.

99. Finasteride reduced prostate cancer but led to more high grade tumours and sexual side effects (Full text)

Finasteride reduced prostate cancer but led to more high grade tumours and sexual side effects Finasteride reduced prostate cancer but led to more high grade tumours and sexual side effects | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Finasteride reduced prostate cancer but led to more high grade tumours and sexual side effects Article Text Therapeutics Finasteride reduced prostate cancer but led to more high grade tumours

2004 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration) PubMed

100. Review: drugs do not improve symptoms in urinary urge incontinence and may have side effects (Full text)

Review: drugs do not improve symptoms in urinary urge incontinence and may have side effects Review: drugs do not improve symptoms in urinary urge incontinence and may have side effects | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: drugs do not improve symptoms in urinary urge incontinence and may have side effects Article Text Therapeutics Review: drugs do not improve symptoms in urinary urge incontinence and may have

2004 Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration) PubMed