I break down the mechanism of action, side effects, and important drug interactions you need to know. I give you a sense of what things you might actually encounter in practice when working with patients who take allopurinol. Allopurinol is a top 200 drug. Remember to subscribe to the website reallifepharmacology.com for the Free 31 page PDF where I give you three highly testable pearls on the top 200 drugs. In addition to the 31 page PDF for subscribing, you will get a free 100 question...
In this episode I discuss bupropion pharmacology. I cover the mechanism of action, side effects, and some relevant drug interactions. Important information in this episode includes: Possible indications for bupropion like depression and smoking cessation Risk of lowering seizure threshold Inhibition of CYP2D6 Dosage form considerations Pearls for onset of bupropion's action
On this episode, I cover mirtazapine pharmacology. We will review how mirtazapine works in the body and how those cause adverse effects and benefit out patient. I will also look at the side effect profile and why mirtazapine may be harmful or helpful in our patients. We cover drug interactions for mirtazapine in the podcast as well. Mirtazapine is an antidepressant and I mention discontinuation syndrome as well as what I see as being done when converting a patient from one antidepressant...
The Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors are a class of medication used for various mental health disorder and pain syndromes. I talk about the pharmacology of the SNRI's and how it relates to their adverse effect profile. The pharmacology of SNRI's also plays an important role in why they are efficacious for treatment of pain compared to the SSRI's. In addition to the adverse effects, I will outline some common drug interactions and which medications might be affected by the...
The TCA's are one of the older antidepressant type medications that can be used for a whole host of reasons. They are not without potential concerns however. I cover the MOA, drug interactions, side effects and clinical practice pearls of the tricyclic antidepressants in this episode.
Warfarin is one of the most notorious medications when it comes to drug interactions. I cover the MOA, side effects, drug interactions, and pharmacology of the medication. Enjoy the episode and don't for get to subscribe to get our free study resources!
On today's episode, I talk about the pharmacology of carbidopa/levodopa. We cover drug interactions, adverse effects, mechanism of action and why is this drug dose so frequently? Hope you enjoy the show and take advantage of our FREE giveaway, simply for following the show!
On today's episode, I discuss spironolactone and eplerenone. We cover the mechanism of action, monitoring parameters, adverse effects, and of course notable drug interactions. Enjoy the show and please take advantage of our FREE giveaway by following the podcast via email!
On this episode, I discuss the pharmacology of hydrocodone. We also cover adverse effects, clinical use, and important genetic and drug interactions. Enjoy the show and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and receive a couple of free gifts!
On today's episode, I breakdown the pharmacology of gabapentin and pregabalin and what you will see in clinical practice. These drugs are most often utilized for pain syndromes. I cover adverse effects, drug interactions, drug/disease interactions, mechanism of action in this episode.
On this episode, I discuss sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. We cover mechanism of action, adverse effects, and some really important, clinically relevant drug interactions. Hope you enjoy the show and be sure to take advantage of our FREE 31 page PDF document on the highly testable pearls of the Top 200 Drugs. A great resource for any nursing, pharmacy, or midlevel, or med student!
In this episode I discuss urinary anticholinergics and their effects. I cover mechanism of action, side effects, clinical practice pearls, and of course some drug interactions to look out for. Enjoy the episode and be sure to check out our free 31 page pharmacology study guide!
So excited about two items I'm going to share today. My Amazon Book hit #1 in the category of pharmacy just recently and I'm virtually giving it away! I cover thiazide diuretics I am giving away my 200+ page book for $0.99 through the kindle program for a VERY limited time. Hard copy is also available for less than $10 Here's the link to go check it out! It is jammed packed with case studies, drug interactions and clinical pearls that you will actually see in Real Life!! Enjoy the show!
On this episode we are going to break down the pharmacology of albuterol and levalbuterol. Other items addressed; Difference between beta-agonists and beta-blockers Rule of 2 Administration pearls and clinical practice problems Enjoy the episode and share it with your friends if you are benefitting from it!
Oh boy...Phenytoin is one of those medications that has a ton of clinical pearls. I've seen mistakes with phenytoin that has led to hospitalizations. You need to pay attention for this one! Also be sure to check out our Top 200 drugs and 3 highly testable pearls! A FREE 31 page PDF resource, simply for following the blog!
On today's episode I talk about the dopamine agonists and their role in Parkinson's as well as RLS. I cover adverse effects, mechanism of action and drug interactions amongst other things! Enjoy! All subscribers to the website/podcast will get access to a FREE Top 200 Drug Study Guide where I highlight the 3 most highly testable pearls from each medication (this is a 31 page PDF!) In addition, you’ll get a free 100 question pharmacology test. Both resources are free, simply for following the...