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Current Drug Safety

Volume 17, 4 Issues, 2022
ISSN: 2212-3911 (Online)
ISSN: 1574-8863 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Aims & Scope

Current Drug Safety publishes frontier articles on all the latest advances in drug safety. The journal aims to publish the highest quality research articles, full-length/mini reviews and case reports in the field. Topics covered include adverse effects of individual drugs and drug classes, management of adverse effects, pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology of new and existing drugs, and post-marketing surveillance. It also includes articles focused on resources for identification of harmful substances and cellular, biochemical, and molecular mechanisms which are responsible for the side effects of drugs. The journal is an essential reading for all researchers and clinicians involved in drug safety.

Current Drug Safety


Volume 17


Number 2

Mini-Review Article

Mini-Review Article

Drug-Induced QTc Prolongation: What We Know and Where We Are Going

, 17(2): 100 - 113

Erinn Mangona*, Elisa Sandonato, Todd N. Brothers and Jayne Pawasauskas

DOI: 10.2174/1574886316666210922153059

Research Article

Investigating Potential Drug-Drug Interactions from Greek e-Prescription Data

, 17(2): 114 - 120

Panagiotis-Nikolaos Lalagkas, Georgios Poulentzas, Lampros Tsiolis, Eleftherios Berberoglou, Dimitra Hadjipavlou-Litina, Antonios Douros, Christos Kontogiorgis* and Theodoros Constantinides

DOI: 10.2174/1574886316666210816115811

Current Drug Safety, Volume 17 (2022) - Number 4

This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Current Drug Safety, Volume 17 (2022) - Number 3

This issue is in progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable.

Articles Ahead of Print

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Orthopaedic Implant Removal: What Does the Evidence Say?

Imran Ibni Gani Rather, Nusrat Shafiq*, Avaneesh Kumar Pandey, Ritika Kondel Bhandari, Samir Malhotra and Devinder Kumar

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220429081207
View Abstract

Changes in Shear Wave Elastography after Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor Treatment in Children with Cystic Fibrosis

Aikaterini Kanavaki, Ino Kanavaki, Pavlos S. Zoumpoulis, Maria Moustaki, Konstantinos Douros* and Ioanna Loukou

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220513105114
View Abstract View on PubMed

Designing and Characterization of Tregitope-Based Multi-Epitope Vaccine Against Multiple Sclerosis: An Immunoinformatic Approach

Peyman Bemani, Sajad Jalili, Kazem Hassanpour, Fouziyeh Faraji, Nasser Gholijani, Mahdi Barazesh*, Mozafar Mohammadi and Gholamreza Farnoosh

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220429105439
View Abstract View on PubMed

Treatment with Rituximab in Rheumatoid Pneumoconiosis: A Case Report

Makhlouf Yasmine*, Maatallah Kaouther, Kaffel Dhia, Ferjani Hanene, Triki Wafa, Ben Nessib Dorra and Hamdi Wafa

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220428132311
View Abstract

Multidrug Resistance-1 C3435T Polymorphism and Carbamazepine Plasma Level in Indonesian Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Patients

Astri Budikayanti, Herlyani Khosama, Fitri Octaviana, Donny Hamdani Hamid, Melva Louisa, Teguh AS Ranakusuma and Rianto Setiabudy*

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220414130526
View Abstract View on PubMed

Abstracts Ahead of Print

Aluminum Phosphide Poisoning In The North Of Iran: A Register-Based Research

Hamid Mohammadi Kojidi, Mirsaeed Attarchi, Morteza Rahbar-Taramsari*, Alireza Badsar, Niloofar Faraji, Yalda Rastak and Hadi Sedigh Ebrahim-Saraie

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220627112353
View Abstract

Assessment of Antimicrobial Utilization among Cancer Patients with Febrile Neutropenia at the Lebanese Hospitals

Sarah Cherri*, Diana Malaeb, Lamis Shouman, Iqbal Fahs, Rabih Hallit, Souheil Hallit, Bassem Malaeb and Pascale Salameh

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220620153115
View Abstract

Impact Of The Vaccination Against Covid-19 On Frontline Health Workers

Marcello M. C. Magri, David E Uip, Flaviane K. Rodrigues, Elisangela R. Lima, Glaucia L. da Veiga*, Beatriz da C. A. Alves, Thaís Gascón, Ana C. M. Gaiatto, Thaciane A. Bibo, Nicolle de Godoy Moreira e Costa and Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220620120444
View Abstract

Contribution of pharmaceutical care to person-centered health care and to the safety of pharmacotherapy for hospitalized older individuals in Brazil: an investigative single-arm intervention trial

Alan Maicon de Oliveira*, Fabiana Rossi Varallo, João Paulo Vilela Rodrigues, Guilherme José Aguilar, Nereida Kilza da Costa Lima and Leonardo Régis Leira Pereira

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220614140433
View Abstract

Docetaxel-induced flagellate erythema - Case report and brief review

Jerbi Asma*, Kastalli Sarrah, Charfi Ons, Dhaghfous Riadh and El Aidli Sihem

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220613155550
View Abstract

Pleural Effusion Indued By Systemic Consumption Of Topical Minoxidil: A Rare Case Report

Sri Hari Ty, K. S. Pramod Kumar, Sree Sudha Ty*, Ruuzeno Kuotsu, K S B S. Krishna Sasanka and Pugazhenthan Thangaraju

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220608154448
View Abstract

Evaluation of the acute and subacute toxicity of aqueous extract of Coriandrum Sativum L. seeds in Wistar rats.

Youssef S’hih*, Ibrahim Hinad, Radia El Gui, Aboubaker Elhessni, Abdelhalim Mesfioui, Abdechahid Loukili and Moulay Laarbi Ouahidi

DOI: 10.2174/1574886317666220606153524
View Abstract

Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Efficacy and Cardiovascular Safety of DPP-4 Inhibitors

, 2021; 16(2): 154 - 164

Nikhila A. Subrahmanyan, Rithika M. Koshy, Koshy Jacob and Joseph M. Pappachan*

DOI: 10.2174/1574886315999200819150544

Central Nervous System Depressants and Risk of Hospitalization due to Community-Acquired Pneumonia in very Old Patients

, 2020; 15(2): 131 - 136

Jeronimo Espinosa, Paulino A. Alvarez *, Veronica Castro , Maria F. Caceres, Maria C. Soler-Riera and Fernando Bril*

DOI: 10.2174/1574886315666200319110114

Open Access Articles

Event Monitoring and Evaluation by Community Pharmacists in Japan: A Pilot Study on Fenofibrate and Pemafibrate

, 2022; 17(4): 350 - 356

Masao Takahashi, Nobuhiro Ooba*, Marina Nagamura, Makoto Ushida, Eiji Kawakami, Masaomi Kimura, Tsugumichi Sato, Yoshinori Takahashi, Junichi Tokuyoshi, Hajime Hashiba, Miwako Kamei, Choichiro Miyazaki and Mitsuaki Shimada

ADR in Journals: Are They Translated into Regulatory Frameworks?

, 2022; 17(1): 34 - 39

Annapurna Kolupoti*, Ananya Chakraborty and K. Shahistha

Lack of Evidence for Blood Pressure Effects of Caffeine Added to Ibuprofen

, 2022; 17: 1 - 6 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Anette Lampert, Robert Lange and Thomas Weiser*

Multidrug Resistance-1 C3435T Polymorphism and Carbamazepine Plasma Level in Indonesian Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Patients

, 2022; 17: 1 - 7 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Astri Budikayanti, Herlyani Khosama, Fitri Octaviana, Donny Hamdani Hamid, Melva Louisa, Teguh AS Ranakusuma and Rianto Setiabudy*

Comparison of the Effects of Metoprolol and Bisoprolol on Lipid and Glucose Profiles in Cardiovascular Patients

, 2019; 14(1): 27 - 30

Ahmad Abdulrahman Almeman*, Yasir Ahmed Beshir and Ahmad Hamad Aldosary

Register-based Ecologic Evaluation of Safety Signals Related to Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Children

, 2018; 13(2): 107 - 112

Miia Artama*, Hanna Rinta-Kokko, Hanna Nohynek, Jukka Jokinen and Arto A. Palmu

Pharmacotherapy of Persons with Dementia in Long-term Care in Australia: A Descriptive Audit of Central Nervous System Medications

, 2017; 12(2): 95 - 102

Wendy Moyle*, Najwan El Saifi, Brian Draper, Cindy Jones, Elizabeth Beattie, David Shum, Lukman Thalib, Cindy Mervin and Siobhan O’Dwyer

Validation of Acute Liver Injury Cases in a Population-Based Cohort Study of Oral Antimicrobial Users

, 2014; 9(1): 23 - 28

Christine L. Bui, James A. Kaye, Jordi Castellsague, Brian Calingaert, Lisa J. McQuay, Nuria Riera-Guardia, Catherine W. Saltus, Scott C. Quinlan, Crystal N. Holick, Peter M. Wahl, Kiliana Suzart, Kenneth J. Rothman, Mari-Ann Wallander and Susana Perez-Gutthann

Use of Insulin and Insulin Analogs and Risk of Cancer — Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies

, 2013; 8(5): 333 - 348

Oystein Karlstad, Jacob Starup Linde, Peter Vestergaard, Vidar Hjellvik, Marloes T Bazelier, Marjanka K Schmidt, Morten Andersen, Anssi Auvinen, Jari Haukka, Kari Furu, Frank de Vries and Marie L De Bruin

CARING (CAncer Risk and INsulin analoGues): The Association of Diabetes Mellitus and Cancer Risk with Focus on Possible Determinants - A Systematic Review and a Meta-Analysis

, 2013; 8(5): 296 - 332

Jakob Starup-Linde, Øystein Karlstad, Stine Aistrup Eriksen, Peter Vestergaard, Heleen K. Bronsveld, Frank de Vries, Morten Andersen, Anssi Auvinen, Jari Haukka, Vidar Hjellvik, Marloes T. Bazelier, Anthonius de Boer, Kari Furu and Marie L. De Bruin

Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Cutaneous adverse events of immune checkpoint inhibitors: A summarized overview

, 2019; 14(1): 14-20.

Kerasia-Maria Plachouri *, Eleftheria Vryzaki and Sophia Georgiou

DOI: 10.2174/1574886313666180730114309

Review Article

Safety of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes mellitus

, 2019; 14(2): 87-93.

Mahakpreet Singh, Ruchika Sharma and Anoop Kumar*

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666190206164647

Review Article

Drug withdrawal due to safety: A review of the data supporting withdrawal decision

, 2020; 15(1): 4-12.

Nuno Sales Craveiro*, Bruno Silva Lopes, Lara Tomás and Sofia Fraga Almeida

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666191004092520

Research Article

Current disposal practices of unused and expired medicines among general public in Delhi and national capital region, India

, 2020; 15(1): 13-19.

Sachin Manocha, Umesh D. Suranagi, Ravinder K. Sah*, Rakhamaji D. Chandane, Sumit Kulhare, Nitesh Goyal and Krishna Tanwar

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666191008095344

Review Article

Treatment of psoriasis: A comprehensive review of entire therapies

, 2020; 15(2): 82-104.

Harman Bakshi, Manju Nagpal*, Manjinder Singh, Gitika Arora Dhingra and Geeta Aggarwal

DOI: 10.2174/1574886315666200128095958

Review Article

Idiosyncratic drug-induced acute liver failure: A challenging and distressing scenario

, 2019; 14(2): 94-101.

Carla Stefania Colaci, Manuel Mendizabal and Fernando Bessone*

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666190215115434

Case Report

Taxane induced cystoid macular edema: Case report and integrated pathogenic theory

, 2019; 14(1): 43-47.

M. Kanakis, I. Georgalas, T. Makatsoris and N. Pharmakakis*

DOI: 10.2174/1574886313666180828163016

Research Article

Adverse drug reaction monitoring and reporting among physicians and pharmacists in Pakistan: A cross-sectional study

, 2020; 15(2): 137-146.

Zaka Un Nisa, Ayesha Zafar, Fatima Zafar, Sally Pezaro* and Farooq Sher

DOI: 10.2174/1574886315666200427120322

Research Article

Adverse drug reactions of anti-epileptic drugs in children with epilepsy: A cross-sectional study

, 2019; 14(3): 217-224.

Sundeep Kaushik, Deepti Chopra , Suvasini Sharma* and Satinder Aneja

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666190311112710

Case Report

Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome induced by imatinib

, 2019; 14(2): 151-154.

F. Zgolli, I. Aouinti, O. Charfi, T. Badri, S. Elaidli, S. Kastalli, G. Lakhoua and A. Zaïem*

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666190130150243

Most Accessed Articles

Drug Withdrawal Due to Safety: A Review of the Data Supporting Withdrawal Decision

, 2020; 15(1): 4-12.

Craveiro, Nuno Sales; Lopes, Bruno Silva; Tomás, Lara; Almeida, Sofia Fraga

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666191004092520

Treatment of Psoriasis: A Comprehensive Review of Entire Therapies

, 2020; 15(2): 82-104.

Bakshi, Harman; Nagpal, Manju; Singh, Manjinder; Dhingra, Gitika Arora; Aggarwal, Geeta

DOI: 10.2174/1574886315666200128095958

Current Disposal Practices of Unused and Expired Medicines Among General Public in Delhi and National Capital Region, India

, 2020; 15(1): 13-19.

Manocha, Sachin; Suranagi, Umesh D.; Sah, Ravinder K.; Chandane, Rakhamaji D.; Kulhare, Sumit; Goyal, Nitesh; Tanwar, Krishna

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666191008095344

Increased Risk of Falls, Fall-related Injuries and Fractures in People with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes - A Nationwide Cohort Study

, 2021; 16(1): 52-61.

Rasmussen, Nicklas H.; Dal, Jakob; van den Bergh, Joop; de Vries, Frank; Jensen, Morten Hasselstrøm; Vestergaard, Peter

DOI: 10.2174/1574886315666200908110058

Efficacy and Cardiovascular Safety of DPP-4 Inhibitors

, 2021; 16(2): 154-164.

Subrahmanyan, Nikhila A.; Koshy, Rithika M.; Jacob, Koshy; Pappachan, Joseph M.

DOI: 10.2174/1574886315999200819150544

Self-medication Pattern and Prevalence Among Iranian Medical Sciences Students

, 2020; 15(1): 45-52.

Niroomand, Nastaran; Bayati, Mohsen; Seif, Mozhgan; Delavari, Somayeh; Delavari, Sajad

DOI: 10.2174/1574886314666191022095058


Seetal Dodd
School of Medicine
University of Melbourne
Geelong, Melbourne
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