First Online: 22 October 2019
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: Antonio Addis, Janet Sultana, Federica Milozzi, Francesca Menniti-Ippolito, Francesco Trotta, Miguel Gil and Jeffrey S. Brown have no conflicts of interest to declare. Samy Suissa has received research funding from, participated in advisory board meetings for or acted as a speaker for Bayer, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers-Squibb and Novartis. Gianluca Trifirò’ has attended advisory boards in recent years on topics not related to this paper and organised by Sandoz, Hospira, Sanofi, Biogen, Ibsen and Shire and is a consultant for Otsuka. He is the principal investigator of observational studies funded by several pharmaceutical companies (e.g. Amgen, AstraZeneca, Daiichi Sankyo, IBSA) to the University of Messina as well as being the scientific coordinator of the Master’s programme “Pharmacovigilance, pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics: real-world data evaluations” at the University of Messina, which is partly funded by several pharmaceutical companies.
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