RxISK.org is owned and operated by Data Based Medicine Americas Ltd. (DBM). DBM’s founders have international reputations in early drug-side-effect detection and risk mitigation, pharmacovigilance, and patient-centered care. Although drug side effects are known to be a leading cause of death and disability, less than 5 percent of serious drug side effects are reported. DBM’s mission is to capture this missing data directly from patients through RxISK.org’s free drug side effect reporting tool and use this data to help make medicines safer for all of us.

Jul 042013

RxISK list collects, shares information about adverse reactions.

from RxISK.org

In mid-May, the medical team behind RxISK.org, published a checklist to help patients and their health care professionals assess the risks and benefits of prescription medications.  RxISK is the first free, independent website where patients, doctors, and pharmacists can research prescription drugs and easily report a drug side effect.   RxISK provides an individualized causality report for drug side effects enabling the health care team to act sooner.

If your government allows it, your doctor prescribed it, and your pharmacist dispensed it, then it must be safe.  Right?  Not necessarily!  This assumption is wrong.  People die because of this wrong assumption.

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