Excerpt from the article: Did One Little Sentence Just Change Drug Safety Forever
In the case of NuvaRing, we note that, “ of the thirty drugs evaluated by AdverseEvents that are indicated for the prevention of pregnancy, NuvaRing has the fourth highest RxScore score. This signifies an above average level of risk compared to those other drugs.”
That statement – “This signifies an above average level of risk compared to those other drugs” – seems innocuous, but it’s not.
In fact, it’s quite revolutionary.
Posted below is a screen shot of our RxScore comparison for drugs indicated for the prevention of pregnancy. You can see all of the drugs that have a lower (safer) RxScore and the few that have a higher (riskier) score:
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