Anton Pottegård

Clinical pharmacist, PhD

  • J. B. Winsløws Vej 19, 2.

    5000 Odense C



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Research areas

Analyzing data on use patterns and effects / side effects of medicines to support the most rational use of drugs. Professor of pharmacoepidemiology and clinical pharmacy Usually using real-world data from Danish (or international) data sources to investigate known or unknown effects of drug treatment.

If you wish to get hold of me, you can do so at 0045 28913340 or

I am a professor at the University of Southern Denmark, where I do most of my registry based research. I'm also the Head of Research at Hospital Pharmacy Funen at the Odense University Hospital, where we primarily do clinical research centered around deprescribing.

I have published more than 200 peer-reviewd papers in various international journals. A full list of my publications can be found at my homepage via the link below.




PhD in Pharmacoepidemiology at University of Southern Denmark


Master in Clinical Pharmacy at University of Southern Denmark


Bachelor in Pharmacy at Copenhagen University


Graduated high school from Odsherreds Gymnasium


Occupational experience


University of Southern Denmark, associate professor


The Hospital Pharmacy at Odense University Hospital, Head of Research


Freelance consultant in clinical pharmacy and education


Sønderbro Pharmacy, project pharmacist


University of Southern Denmark, PostDoc


University of Southern Denmark, PhD-student


Capital Region Pharmacy, project manager

2011-2011 (3 months)

Institute for Rational Pharmacotherapy, project employee


Sønderbro Pharmacy, student employee


Founder and owner of the jewelry company Rimfrost Smykker I/S


Organizational experience


Vice-Head of Study at the Pharmacy education, University of Southern Denmark


Chair of the Danish Society for Pharmacoepidemiology


Board member at the Danish National Database of Reimbursed Prescriptions


Board member of the Danish Pharmaceutical Society


Vice chairman in the Danish Pharmaceutical Society, Section for Clinical Pharmacy


Vice chairman in the study committee at the
Clinical Pharmacy education at University of Southern Denmark



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Antidepressant drug use and subdural hematoma risk

Gaist, D., García Rodríguez, L. A., Hald, S. M., Hellfritzsch, M., Poulsen, F. R., Halle, B., Hallas, J. & Pottegård, A., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 18, 2, p. 318-327

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  • Associations of low-dose aspirin or other NSAID use with prostate cancer risk in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health Study

    Skriver, C., Dehlendorff, C., Borre, M., Brasso, K., Larsen, S. B., Tjønneland, A., Pottegård, A., Hallas, J., Sørensen, H. T. & Friis, S., Feb 2020, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 31, 2, p. 139-151

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • Author response: Use of β2-adrenoreceptor agonist and antagonist drugs and risk of Parkinson disease

    Pottegård, A., Hopfner, F., Wod, M., Höglinger, G. U., Blaabjerg, M., Rösler, T. W., Kuhlenbäumer, G., Christensen, K. & Deuschl, G., 19. May 2020, In : Neurology. 94, 20, 899.

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    COVID-19 ændrede fuldstændig jobstarten

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    Fup-studie fik WHO til at stoppe corona-forskning

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