MS: New Dosing, A New Withdrawal
Cutting the risk for natalizumab-related PML, update on disability outcomes with ibudilast, and daclizumab pulled from the global market. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - March 29, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

'Real World' CAR T Cells: Comparing and Using Approved Products
Drs Perales and Pasquini discuss the rapidly advancing field of CAR T and how patient safety and choice can be managed during these unprecedented times. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 2, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Hormone Therapy and Chronic Conditions: Let's Get Rational
Hormone therapy must be discussed and individualized for each patient in order to achieve the best outcome for treating menopause. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - January 4, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics Reduce Hospital Mortality
Dr Andrew Shorr reports on promising data suggesting that broad-spectrum antibiotics reduce mortality, but will overly broad therapy cause antibiotic resistance? (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - October 20, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Ethical Malpractice in American Clinical Oncology
An epidemic of greed is sweeping through the field of oncology. We need to fix it NOW, says Dr Lundberg. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - August 23, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PCSK9 Therapy in Diabetes: New Context
Dr Robert Eckel reviews research from ADA 2017 on alirocumab in patients with diabetes and mixed dyslipidemia. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - August 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Probiotic May Ease Depression in IBS Patients
Dr Alan Jacobs reviews a pilot study's intriguing results. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - August 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Managing Opioid Withdrawal: How Does Buprenorphine Compare?
Dr Peter Yellowlees talks about a new study that compares buprenorphine with other agents for management of opioid withdrawal. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - August 8, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

More Data on Omega-3s and Cognitive Function
Dr Alan Jacobs discusses a recently published report suggesting that dietary inclusion of omega-3 could improve cognitive function. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - July 27, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Vaccine Communication With Parents: Best Practices
These evidence-based tips can increase the likelihood of vaccine acceptance. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - July 24, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Covering All the Bases When Prescribing Insulin
Drs Shubrook and Pfotenhauer review the details of prescribing insulin and the importance of ordering all supplies needed for your patients. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - June 19, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Targeting Unnecessary Meds: A Guide to Deprescribing
Dr Ranit Mishori discusses best practices for guiding patients away from inappropriate medications. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - June 9, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

When It Comes to PPIs, Why All the 'Mayhem'?
With this review of the new literature, Dr David Johnson wants to put the risks associated with proton pump inhibitors into perspective and quiet the noise. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - May 26, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Which Antibiotics Should Be Avoided in Early Pregnancy?
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's most important news stories for primary care. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - May 5, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Conflating Chronic Pain Management and Opioid Abuse Potential
Are policy makers and prescribers conflating the issues of chronic pain management and opioid abuse? (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - April 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea: What's New and What Now?
We are starting to lose our last line of defense against drug-resistant gonorrhea. What can be done? (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - March 6, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

How Menopausal Hormone Therapy Could Reduce Alzheimer's Risk
Dr Andrew Kaunitz describes results of a recent population-based study that supports the'critical window'hypothesis of hormone therapy after menopause. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Alzheimer Disease Risk
Dr Andrew Kaunitz describes results of a recent population-based study that supports the'critical window'hypothesis of hormone therapy after menopause. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and Insulin: A Synergistic Choice
Drs Shubrook and Skolnik discuss the role of GLP-1 receptor agonists in the management of type 2 diabetes and the surprising benefits of these agents when combined with insulin. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 10, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Primary Endpoint Is Negative: What Happens Now?
Stuart Pocock reviews 12 key considerations when the outcome of a clinical trial is negative, using familiar trials to illustrate these points. Can the data be salvaged, or is it a'no-hoper'? (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 6, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

'Incredibly Exciting': Diabetes Drug With CV Benefits
The FDA's recent addition of a cardiovascular indication for diabetes drug empagliflozin is a significant milestone in diabetes care, says Dr Anne Peters. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - December 21, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

How to Choose a Basal Insulin
So many choices! A diabetes expert provides tips on selecting a basal insulin for a patient with diabetes. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - December 12, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting
New guidelines help clinicians apply best antibiotic-prescribing practices in a range of outpatient settings. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - November 14, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Do You Know What Supplements Your Patients Are Using?
Dr Bhargava advises us to talk to our patients about the dangers of taking certain supplements. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - October 31, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Patient Interest in CAM: A Rapidly Growing Trend
Patients using CAM therapies might not always share with their healthcare provider which therapies they are using. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - August 16, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

'Profound' Finding on Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Do patients with type 1 diabetes benefit from continuous glucose monitoring even if they are not using an insulin pump? (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - July 14, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Aspirin for Primary Prevention: 2016 USPSTF Recommendations
The 2016 USPSTF recommendations for use of aspirin for primary prevention are just out and should make life easier for primary care clinicians. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - April 14, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Generic vs Brand-Name Epilepsy Drugs
Dr Ting talks with Dr Wilner about the results of her study on the bioequivalence of generic and brand-name drugs for epilepsy. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 29, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Adult Immunization 2016: What's New?
Keeping up with the changes to adult immunization schedules can be onerous…unless you have this quick summary of what's new for 2016! (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 1, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PrEP: Simple and Effective Yet Underused
Despite being an important way for clinicians to protect their patients from becoming infected with HIV, PrEP continues to be underused. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - November 30, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Safety of SSRIs During Pregnancy
Results from a large, prospective study of expectant Finnish mothers looked at the safety of SSRIs during pregnancy. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - November 24, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

tPA and TNK Mix-ups: Clearing Up the Confusion
Patient deaths have been reported when healthcare providers confused tPA and TNK. Follow these suggestions to prevent any further mishaps. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - September 11, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

What You Need to Know About 'Female Viagra'
Dr Andrew Kaunitz summarizes the issues you need to be aware of before prescribing flibanserin (Addyi). (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - August 20, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A New Vaccine to Protect Against Shingles
Paul A. Offit, MD, describes new research on a vaccine for shingles that could be a great step forward. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - July 1, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

New Data, New Drugs, and...a Vitamin for MS?
Multiple studies presented at this year's American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting showed encouraging results for MS patients (and some did not). (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - May 1, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Generics Tested for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, reviews treatment choices, recent research, and his 'bottom line' for treating skin and soft tissue infections. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - April 15, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A New Era in Pharmacotherapy
Dr Jonathan Kay discusses the ever-growing role of biosimilar therapies. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - April 2, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Topol, 'Mama Doc' on Social Media, Vaccines, and Disease Prevention
'Mama Doc' Wendy Sue Swanson tells Eric Topol how she uses social media to expand her visits with patients and spread the word about the importance of vaccination. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - March 17, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Measles Tipping Point
Paul Offit, MD, argues that protecting children against measles is the same as protecting them against harm or death by requiring that they ride in a car safety seat. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 23, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should Antidepressants Ever Be Used in Bipolar Disorder?
Dr Fleischhacker discusses recent study findings that underscore important cautions and best practices regarding the use of antidepressants in bipolar disorder. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 4, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Is Calcium Good or Bad?
Calcium is a good thing, except when it's not. Dr Lundberg explains. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 3, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

What's New in the ADA's Latest Diabetes Guidelines?
Dr Anne Peters discusses the changes to the standards of care updated annually by the American Diabetes Association. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - February 3, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Eosinophilic Asthma: Reducing Exacerbations and Steroid Use
A new treatment may make it possible to reduce exacerbations and taper the use of inhaled corticosteroids in patients with eosinophilic asthma. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - January 28, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Opioid Medication Prescribing to Women of Reproductive Age
CDC recommends avoiding opioid use in pregnancy, if possible, and limiting the duration and dose if effective pain management requires the use of opioids in pregnant women. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - January 23, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Constipation: What Works, What Doesn't
Dr David Johnson reviews the supportive evidence and recommendations for all of the available treatments for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - January 14, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts