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How to avoid future Vioxx-type scandals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15984108     Owner:  HSR     Status:  MEDLINE    
The market withdrawal of rofecoxib (Vioxx) in September 2004 was the logical, if long-overdue, result of what has become a major scandal. How can similar situations be avoided in the future? The authorities must of course come to grips with their responsibilities, but caregivers, patients and journalists also have a role to play. This was the theme of the press conference held at Prescrire headquarters after the annual awards ceremony on 20 January 2005
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prescrire international     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1167-7422     ISO Abbreviation:  Prescrire Int     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-28     Completed Date:  2005-07-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9439295     Medline TA:  Prescrire Int     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  115-7     Citation Subset:  T    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiovascular Diseases / chemically induced*
Clinical Trials as Topic
Conflict of Interest
Drug Approval*
Drug Industry*
Government Regulation*
Lactones / adverse effects*
Osteoarthritis / drug therapy
Product Surveillance, Postmarketing
Sulfones / adverse effects*
United States
United States Food and Drug Administration
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Lactones; 0/Sulfones

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