Year 2015 (49)

Edition nr. 5


www.excedrin.nl

The Excedrin website is merely a long advertisement, offering little added value to consumers. Although the drug may have been developed to treat migraine, the combination of acetylsalicylic acid, paracetamol and caffeine in these quantities is d ...

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Hormone replacement therapy and ovarian carcinoma

The authors of this meta-analysis regard the relation between the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and ovarian carcinoma as possibly causal, as the risk is higher among current users, decreases upon discontinuation of the drug, and differ ...

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Oseltamivir to treat influenza in adults: does the new industry-sponsored meta-analysis put the known facts in a new perspective?

The results reported in the present meta-analysis of the efficacy of oseltamivir for the treatment and prevention of influenza agree with those published by the independent researchers of the Cochrane Collaboration: reduction of the duration of s ...

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Drug-induced vertigo

Dizziness is a complaint frequently encountered in general practice. In practice it is difficult to distinguish between sensations referred to as dizziness and vertigo, that is, dizziness caused by vestibular dysfunction. Vertigo can be triggered ...

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