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Aug 21 2019

DHPS paper – Opioids and Frequency Counts in the US Food and Drug Administration Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) Database

A new publication is available here.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS), contains information on adverse drug events and medication error reports submitted to the FDA through the MedWatch program. A significant number of adverse events reported in the FAERS database have been for opioid use. The objective of this study was to determine the frequency counts and associated deaths of opioid drug names in the FAERS database.