Safety of Arthritis Drugs, Day 3, Part 1

At a joint meeting of the Arthritis and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committees, members discussed the safety of drugs called “COX-2”… read more

At a joint meeting of the Arthritis and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committees, members discussed the safety of drugs called “COX-2” inhibitors, such as Vioxx and Celebrex. Dr. Lyketsos talked about ending a clinical trial because of an apparent link between some uses of “COX-2” inhibitors and heart attacks. Professor Packer showed slides and talked about analyzing cardiac events in research on small samples. Both responded to questions from committee members. close

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  • John Cush Chief Presbyterian Hospital (Dallas)->Rheumatology and Immunology
  • Ralph D'Agostino Professor Boston University->Public Health and Statistics
  • John Farrar Director University of Pennsylvania->Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Thomas Fleming Chairman University of Washington->Biostatistics
  • Curt Furberg Director Wake Forest University->Department of Public Health Services
  • John Jenkins Director U.S. Food and Drug Administration->Office of New Drugs
  • Arthur Levin Director Center for Medical Consumers
  • Constantine Lyketsos M.D. Professor Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System->Psychiatry
  • Steven E. Nissen M.D. Medical Director Cleveland Clinic Foundation->Cardiovascular Coord. Ctr.
  • Robert O'Neil Director U.S. Food and Drug Administration->Biostatistics
  • Milton Packer Professor University of Texas->Southwestern Medical School
  • Steven Shafer M.D. Professor Stanford University->Medical School
  • Robyn Shapiro Professor Medical College of Wisconsin->Bioethics
  • Robert Temple Director U.S. Food and Drug Administration->Office of Drug Evaluation
  • Kimberly Topper Executive Secretary U.S. Food and Drug Administration->Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
  • Alastair J. J. Wood M.D. Chairman U.S. Food and Drug Administration->Arthritis Advisory Cmte.
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Program ID:
185600-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 2005 | 9:32am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 25, 2005 | 9:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
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