HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast (general)

In this episode, we discuss suvarexant (Belsomra), the first dual orexin receptor antagonist approved in the United States for the treatment of insomnia.

Direct download: 038_-_Belsomra_suvarexant.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

In this episode, we have an in-depth review of how to measure glomerular filtration rate (GFR), including variants of the Cockcroft-Gault equation and newer, more accurate methods that may eventually be used to renally adjust certain medications.

Direct download: 037_-_CrCl.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss two agents newly approved for schizophrenia -- Rexulti (brexpiprazole) and cariprazine (Vraylar).

Direct download: 036_-_Two_new_agents_for_schizophrenia.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss two new anti-diabetic medications: empagliflozin (Jardiance) and the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial as well as dulaglutide (Trulicity), a new GLP1 agonist.

Direct download: 035_-_Empagliflozin_and_dulaglutide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03am EDT

In this podcast, we discuss three new injectable insulin formations: Toujeo (insulin glargine U-300), Humalog U-200 (insulin lispro), and Tresiba (insulin degludec).

Direct download: 034_-_New_Injectable_Insulins.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss PCSK9 inhibitors, a new drug class for LDL lowering, with a particular focus on alirocumab (Praluent).

Direct download: 033_-_PCSK9_inhibitors.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the new drug class, ARNI, recently approved for heart failure with a focus on sacubatril/valsartan (Entresto) and the PARADIGM-HF trial.

Direct download: 032_-_ARNI.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the therapeutic drug monitoring and dose adjustments for tacrolimus (Prograf) and lithium.

Direct download: 031_-_TDM3.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the therapeutic drug monitoring and dose adjustments for valproic acid (Depakote/Depakene/Depakon) and digoxin (Lanoxin).

Direct download: 030_-_TDM2.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the therapeutic drug monitoring and dose adjustments for warfarin (Coumadin) and phenytoin (Dilantin).

Direct download: 029_-_Therapeutic_drug_monitoring_I.mp3
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