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

In this episode, we interview Brad Cannon, PharmD regarding his career path in pharmacy and his viewpoints on the pharmacy profession.

Direct download: 025_-_An_Interview_with_Brad_Cannon_PharmD.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

In this episode, we discuss the optimal drug therapy for three different case vignettes -- depression, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus.

Direct download: 024_-_Case_vignettes_of_depression_hypertension_and_diabetes_mellitus.mp3
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In this episode, we review historical and new treatment options for hepatitis C, including: peginterferon, rivabirin, boceprevir, telaprevir, sofosbuvir (Sovaldi), simeprevir (Olysio), ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir/dasabuvir (Viekira Pak), and ledipasvir/sofosbuvir (Harvoni).

May 18, 2015 - Correction added in the beginning of the episode regarding Viekira Pak dosing regimen.

Direct download: 023_-_Hepatitis_C_corrected.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13am EDT

In this episode, we discuss the pharmacology of oversedation, the importance of sedation minimization strategies in mechanically ventilated patients, and overview the sedatives and analgesics commonly used in this patient population.

Direct download: 22_-_Sedation_minimization.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss risk factors for opioid-related adverse events, naloxone (Narcan, Evzio), and a number of non-narcotic agents for neuropathic pain.

Direct download: 021_-_Opioids.mp3
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In this episode, we summarize and discuss the clinical implications of the SMART trial (Salmeterol Multicenter Asthma Research Trial; Nelson et al, 2006).

Direct download: 020_-_SMART.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss two controversial topics in the world of immunizations with Dr. Angelo -- the "high-dose" influenza vaccine and the expanded use of PCV13 (Prevnar-13).

Direct download: 019_-_Immunizations.mp3
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In this episode, we review HIV therapy with Dr. Cottreau with a particular focus on Truvada, Atripla, Complera, Stribild, and Triumeq.

Direct download: 018_-_HIV.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the management of overactive bladder, including: oxybutynin (Ditropan, Oxytrol), tolterodine (Detrol), trospium (Sanctura), solifenacin (VESIcare), darifenacin (Enablex), fesoterodine (Toviaz), mirabegron (Myrbetriq), and onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox).

Direct download: 017_-_Overactive_bladder.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss newly approved agents for diabetes mellitus: Afrezza (inhaled human insulin), SGLT2 inhibitors (Invokana, Farxiga, Jardiance), and long-acting GLP-1 agonists (Bydureon, Tanzeum).

Direct download: 016_-_New_DM_Agents.mp3
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