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Comparing Different Adverse Effects Among Multiple Drugs Using FAERS Data.

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1
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
2
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.
3
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Abstract

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Adverse Event (AE) Reporting System (FAERS) is a major source of data for monitoring drug safety. However, there is not general procedure to systematically compare drugs group. We present a statistical method, which can effectively identify significant differences in AE rates among drugs and estimates the differences in age and gender distributions.

KEYWORDS:

Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Systems; Data Mining

PMID:
29295353
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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