Research using CPRD data has informed drug safety guidance and clinical practice and resulted in over 2,700 peer-reviewed publications. The CPRD bibliography is updated on a monthly basis (last updated 6 April 2021) and papers are listed below and in the PDF below.

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L. Sinyavskaya, Gauthier, S., Renoux, C., Dell'Aniello, S., Suissa, S., and Brassard, P., Comparative effect of statins on the risk of incident Alzheimer disease, Neurology, vol. 90, pp. e179-e187, 2018.
S. Suissa, Dell'Aniello, S., and Ernst, P., Comparative effectiveness of LABA-ICS versus LAMA as initial treatment in COPD targeted by blood eosinophils: a population-based cohort study, Lancet Respir Med, vol. 6, pp. 855-862, 2018.
S. Y. Loo, Coulombe, J., Dell'Aniello, S., Brophy, J. M., Suissa, S., and Renoux, C., Comparative effectiveness of novel oral anticoagulants in UK patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and chronic kidney disease: a matched cohort study, BMJ Open, vol. 8, p. e019638, 2018.
H. A. Abenhaim, Tulandi, T., Wilchesky, M., Platt, R., Spence, A. R., Czuzoj-Shulman, N., and Suissa, S., Effect of Cesarean Delivery on Long-term Risk of Small Bowel Obstruction, Obstet Gynecol, vol. 131, pp. 354-359, 2018.
O. Yu, Azoulay, L., Yin, H., Filion, K. B., and Suissa, S., Sulfonylureas as Initial Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes and the Risk of Severe Hypoglycemia, Am J Med, vol. 131, pp. 317.e11-317.e22, 2018.
A. Douros, Dell'Aniello, S., Yu, O. H. Y., Filion, K. B., Azoulay, L., and Suissa, S., Sulfonylureas as second line drugs in type 2 diabetes and the risk of cardiovascular and hypoglycaemic events: population based cohort study, Bmj, vol. 362, p. k2693, 2018.
C. Renoux, Dell'Aniello, S., Brenner, B., and Suissa, S., Bias from depletion of susceptibles: the example of hormone replacement therapy and the risk of venous thromboembolism, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 26, pp. 554-560, 2017.
S. Suissa, Dell'Aniello, S., and Ernst, P., Concurrent use of long-acting bronchodilators in COPD and the risk of adverse cardiovascular events, Eur Respir J, vol. 49, 2017.
N. Larivee, Suissa, S., Eberg, M., Joseph, L., Eisenberg, M. J., Abenhaim, H. A., and Filion, K. B., Drospirenone-containing combined oral contraceptives and the risk of arterial thrombosis: a population-based nested case-control study, Bjog, vol. 124, pp. 1672-1679, 2017.
N. Larivee, Suissa, S., Coulombe, J., Tagalakis, V., and Filion, K. B., Drospirenone-Containing Oral Contraceptive Pills and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism: An Assessment of Risk in First-Time Users and Restarters, Drug Saf, vol. 40, pp. 583-596, 2017.
P. Brassard, Wu, J. W., Ernst, P., Dell'Aniello, S., Smiechowski, B., and Suissa, S., The effect of statins on influenza-like illness morbidity and mortality, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 26, pp. 63-70, 2017.
S. Suissa, Dell'Aniello, S., and Ernst, P., Long-Acting Bronchodilator Initiation in COPD and the Risk of Adverse Cardiopulmonary Events: A Population-Based Comparative Safety Study, Chest, vol. 151, pp. 60-67, 2017.
J. W. Wu, Azoulay, L., Majdan, A., Boivin, J. F., Pollak, M., and Suissa, S., Long-Term Use of Long-Acting Insulin Analogs and Breast Cancer Incidence in Women With Type 2 Diabetes, J Clin Oncol, vol. 35, pp. 3647-3653, 2017.
B. M. Hicks, Yin, H., Sinyavskaya, L., Suissa, S., Azoulay, L., and Brassard, P., Metformin and the incidence of viral associated cancers in patients with type 2 diabetes, Int J Cancer, vol. 141, pp. 121-128, 2017.
A. Douros, Yin, H., Yu, O. H. Y., Filion, K. B., Azoulay, L., and Suissa, S., Pharmacologic Differences of Sulfonylureas and the Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular and Hypoglycemic Events, Diabetes Care, vol. 40, pp. 1506-1513, 2017.
S. Suissa, Moodie, E. E., and Dell'Aniello, S., Prevalent new-user cohort designs for comparative drug effect studies by time-conditional propensity scores, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 26, pp. 459-468, 2017.
S. Dial, Nessim, S. J., Kezouh, A., Benisty, J., and Suissa, S., Antihypertensive agents acting on the renin-angiotensin system and the risk of sepsis, Br J Clin Pharmacol, vol. 78, pp. 1151-8, 2014.
S. Couraud, Azoulay, L., Dell'Aniello, S., and Suissa, S., Cardiac glycosides use and the risk of lung cancer: a nested case-control study, BMC Cancer, vol. 14, p. 573, 2014.
J. P. Fournier, Duijnhoven, R. G., Renoux, C., Dell'Aniello, S., Klungel, O. H., and Suissa, S., Concurrent use of statins and hormone therapy and risk of venous thromboembolism in postmenopausal women: a population-based case-control study, Menopause, vol. 21, pp. 1023-6, 2014.
I. Matok, Azoulay, L., Yin, H., and Suissa, S., Immortal time bias in observational studies of drug effects in pregnancy, Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol, vol. 100, pp. 658-62, 2014.
J. L. Faillie, Azoulay, L., Patenaude, V., Hillaire-Buys, D., and Suissa, S., Incretin based drugs and risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with type 2 diabetes: cohort study, Bmj, vol. 348, p. g2780, 2014.
L. Azoulay, Dell'Aniello, S., Simon, T. A., Renoux, C., and Suissa, S., Initiation of warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation: early effects on ischaemic strokes, Eur Heart J, vol. 35, pp. 1881-7, 2014.
L. Huiart, Ferdynus, C., Dell'Aniello, S., Bakiri, N., Giorgi, R., and Suissa, S., Measuring persistence to hormonal therapy in patients with breast cancer: accounting for temporary treatment discontinuation, Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, vol. 23, pp. 882-9, 2014.
L. Bensimon, Yin, H., Suissa, S., Pollak, M. N., and Azoulay, L., Type 2 diabetes and the risk of mortality among patients with prostate cancer, Cancer Causes Control, vol. 25, pp. 329-38, 2014.
B. D. Fox, Azoulay, L., Dell'Aniello, S., Langleben, D., Lapi, F., Benisty, J., and Suissa, S., The use of antidepressants and the risk of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, Can J Cardiol, vol. 30, pp. 1633-9, 2014.
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