Year 2019 (53)

Edition nr. 6-7

Off-label use of mirtazapine to treat insomnia

The antidepressant mirtazapine (Remeron®) is increasingly used by patients suffering from insomnia. However, this usage is not based on evidence of effectivity from randomised studies. At best, there are some suggestions, based on its theoretical ...

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Health apps for natural contraception: old wine in new bottles

Apps such as NaturalCycles® are being used by many women around the world as a natural, non-medical method of contraception. These apps are medical devices, which in principle have to meet the same requirements of effectiveness and safety as drug ...

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