class effect

class effect

A drug effect produced by all members of a chemically related group of medications and not only by a single drug from that class.
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Both LDL and HDL cholesterol rose on active therapy--a class effect of JAK inhibitors--but the ratio between the two lipid levels remained unchanged.
Recently published studies now suggest a potential class effect with regards to the cardiovascular and renal outcomes with SGLT2 inhibitors.
The only study till date seeking a true association between CCBs and purpura and bleeding included 19 patients on CCBs of whom 16 had had either abnormal Hess results or marked acral purpura after a Hess test which led the authors to suggest that the high frequency of purpura shown in their study was a pharmacological class effect rather than idiosyncratic reaction.
Rosiglitazone was not associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer in any analysis, suggesting the risk is drug-specific and not a class effect," they wrote online March 30 in BMJ.
The company's findings were then confirmed by independent reviews, which found reduced leaflet mobility is a class effect, present in TAVR and surgical valves across the industry.
While it is true that Osphena has not been studied in such women, the class effect of all SERMs in addition to the basic science data speak for themselves.
The most studied alpha-blocker has been tamsulosin, although a class effect has been suggested.
We did not fmd a class effect for the various antidepressants.
We suggest that a class effect may not be assumed when using ARBs for the prevention of diabetes-related macrovascular complications or heart failure, and that telmisartan and valsartan may be the preferred drugs for this indication," the team concluded.
To say hormones have a class effect is an assumption that is critically wrong.
Class effect of erythropoietin therapy on hemoglobin [A.
In keeping with the findings of other studies, our results suggest that statin-induced DM is a medication class effect and not related to potency or to individual statin," the researchers wrote.