The use of triptans is contraindicated in patients with migraine and a history of ischemic stroke or coronary artery disease, although there’s no substantial evidence that they directly increase the risk for vascular events.
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Researchers evaluated the safety and efficacy of switching between upadacitinib and adalimumab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with nonresponse or incomplete response to initial therapy.
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Dietary supplements are usually advertised as safe despite limited or no data to support their efficacy or safety, and they are often taken without the supervision of a healthcare provider.