amnesia {DiscreteFDR}R Documentation

Amnesia and other drug reactions in the MHRA pharmacovigilance spontaneous reporting system

Description

For each of 2446 drugs in the MHRA database (column 1), the number of cases with amnesia as an adverse event (column 2), and the number of cases with other adverse event for this drug (column 3). In total, 682648 adverse drug reactions were reported, among them 2044 cases of amnesia.

Usage

data(amnesia)

Format

A data frame with 2446 rows representing drugs with the following 3 columns:

DrugName

The name of the drug.

AmnesiaCases

Number of the amnesia cases reported for the drug.

OtherAdverseCases

Number of other adverse drug reactions reported for the drug.

Details

The data was collected from the Drug Analysis Prints published by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), by Heller & Gur. See references for more details.

References

R. Heller and H. Gur (2011). False discovery rate controlling procedures for discrete tests. arXiv preprint arXiv:1112.4627v2 link.

Source

Drug Analysis Prints on MHRA site


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