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CorConsult Rx: Evidence-Based Medicine and Pharmacy

Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go.

Tracks

New Drugs of 2024 *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we discuss some of the new medications that were FDA approved in the first half of 2024. We discuss pivmecillinam (Pivya), ceftobiprole medocaril sodium (Zevtera), vadadustat (Vafseo), sotatercept (Winrevair), aprocitentan (Tryvio), cefepime/enmetazobactam (Exblifep), and more. Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.  
61:27 5/10/24
Hormonal Contraception Pharmacotherapy *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review various hormonal contraception options. We disucss the benefits and risks associated with different forms of estrogen and progestins as well as considerations when choosing a contraceptive option based on patient-specific factors. Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
62:32 4/25/24
2024 AAD Acne Treatment Guidelines *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we discuss the 2024 acne treatment guidelines that was published by the American Academy of Dermatology. This new set of guidelines was intended as an update to the AAD's 2016 acne guidelines. We review the use of benzoyl peroxide, topical retinoids, topical antibiotics, oral antibiotics, isotretinoin, and other common treatment options. We also discuss clascoterone, the topical androgen receptor inhibitor (first-in-class).  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
61:31 4/10/24
Managing Dry Eye Disease and Allergic Conjunctivitis *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we examine the management of dry eye disease and allergic conjunctivitis. It is important that pharmacists and nurses understand the appropriate use of the medications and when to seek a more thorough work-up. This session seeks to explore these topics, focusing on how this information can best be incorporated into daily medical practice. Learning Objectives: a. Recognize and distinguish between dry eye disease symptoms and allergic conjunctivitis. b. Discuss the appropriate use of pharmacologic therapies available for treating both conditions, including eye drops, antihistamines, and other relevant medications. c. Understand the importance of proactive management to mitigate long-term complications. d. Identify more severe signs and symptoms that may warrant a referral to a specialist. Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
62:41 3/26/24
Healing Heartburn: An Approach to GERD Management *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we discuss the treatment options used for the managment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. We review various types of antacids, H2 blockers, and proton pump inhibitors. We also go over the long term risks associated with these meds.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
61:20 3/5/24
Treatment and Prevention of Hepatitis A and B Infections *ACPE-Accredited
On this podcast we discuss the management of both hepatitis A and B. We review some background information as well as the criteria for a diagnosis of either. We also go over vaccinations for both viruses and some of the medications used for hep B specifically.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
58:48 1/25/24
High Science: The Medical Potential of THC, CBD, and Synthetics
On this episode, we are joined by returning guest Dr. Kaleigh Steeleman. Kaleigh is currently a PGY-1 resident at Chaple Hill. She has spent some of her residency time working with functional medicine professionals. She has been particularly interested with in the area of medical CBD, THC, and other synthetic cannabinoids. She provides a quick overview for us.  Also, if you haven't already, check out Kaleigh's Rx Cheatsheets Instagram page. She creates study guides for various disease states that are great reviews. @rx.cheatsheets Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
49:43 1/20/24
Diagnosis and Management of Lupus and Related Complications *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode we examine systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Lupus is a relatively uncommon condition, but is debilitating for those who suffer from it. There are newer medications with unique mechanisms used for this disease. It is important that pharmacists and nurses understand the appropriate use of medications and how to counsel patients on the risks associated with them. This session seeks to explore these topics, focusing on how this information can best be incorporated into daily medical practice. Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
60:24 1/11/24
Beyond the Beat: Exploring the 2023 A Fib Guidelines *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, Cole and I review the 2023 updated atrial fibrillation guidelines. We discuss various rate-control and rythmn-control pharmacotherapy options. We also summarized the acute management vs maintenance therarpy.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
61:59 1/2/24
Curing Hep C: A Dive into Treatment Options *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review the 2023 Hepatitis C Guidance that was recently published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). We discuss the pre-treatment work-up, various treatment options, and drug-drug interactions/clinical pearls for the most commonly used direct-acting antivirals.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
62:52 12/12/23
2023 New Drug Approvals *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, Cole and I review some of the medications that gained U.S. FDA approval in 2023. We cover a variety of medications that treat various disease states. We focused more on outpatient medications and did not cover new oncology medication approvals.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
59:02 11/28/23
Treatment of Acute Rhinosinusitis and Pharyngitis *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, my good friend and colleague Alex Hovey, PA-C is sitting in for Cole this episode. We review the treatment of acute rhinosinusitis and pharyngitis. We mention some treatment options for symptom relief in patients with viral sinusitis and viral pharyngitis. We spend the majority of the episode covering the treatment algorithm for bacterial sinusitis and pharyngitis. We also used this episode to review some antibiotic clinical pearls.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
65:47 11/14/23
Healing Hidden Wounds: Exploring PTSD Treatment *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode we review post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). We discuss some background information on the disease. Then, we review the various treatment options used to manage PTSD symptoms. To finish the episode, we go through Dr. David N. Osser, MD's PTSD treatment algorithm.  Dr. David N. Osser, MD is associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School at the Brockton Division of the VA Boston Health System.  There, he is the Medical Director for Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans and general editor of the Psychopharmacology Algorithm Project at the Harvard South Shore Psychiatry Residency Training Program. You can see his PTSD algorithm and others at the website below: Osser Psychopharmacology Algorithms Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
59:33 11/2/23
Exxua (gepirone): the newly approved antidepressant
On this episode, we discuss the 5-HT1A receptor agonist, Exxua (gepirone). Exxua was recently FDA approved for the treatment of general depression. We review the long road this medication took to get approved. We also summarize the dosing, adverse effects, drug-drug interactions, etc for Exxua.  Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
22:54 10/25/23
Classification and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review the management of chronic kidney disease. We discuss when to use iron vs erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESAs) for a patient with anemia due to their CKD.  We also go over the management of metabolic acidosis, hyperphosphatemia, secondary hyperparathyroidism, etc.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
56:35 10/17/23
Navigating the Urinary Maze: BPH, OAB, and the complexities of treatment when they coexist *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode we discuss the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) as well as overactive bladder (OAB). We review alpha blockers, 5-alpha-reductase inhihibitors, PDE5-inhibitors, anticholinergics, and beta 3 agonists. We close by discussing the best treatment options for patients with controlled BPH symptoms who are still experiencing urinary frequency and urgency.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
61:23 10/4/23
Treating UTIs *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review the treatment of both uncomplicated and complicated urinary tract infections (UTIs). We also use this episode to refresh some clinical pearls for the various antibiotics that are used when treating a UTI.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
61:37 9/20/23
High Powered Medicine Book Review
On this episdoe, we are joined by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, the author of High Powered Medicine. HPM is a book that summarizes over 150 landmark clinical trials. We discuss how Alex came up with the idea for the book as well as how he got it published. We finish the episode with a quick review of the LoDoCo2 trial looking at colchicine for CV risk reduction.  To purchase either the digital or the hardcopy version of High Powered Medicine, check out the links below: Link to official HPM website (where you can purchase a subscription or PDF copy, or just create an account and download a free sample)   Link to Barnes and Noble website where you can buy the paperback version   Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
45:37 9/18/23
Managing Gout *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we discuss both treating an acute gout flare and chronic management of gout. We discuss colchicine, NSAIDS, corticosteroids, canakinumab, xanthine oxidase inhibitors, uricosurics, URAT-1 inhibitor, and more.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - https://www.amazon.com/High-Powered-Medicine We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
60:50 9/11/23
Managing Osteoarthritis Pain *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review pharmacotherapy options for managing osteoarthritis pain. We focus primarily on on hand, knee, and hip OA. We cover NSAIDS, COX2 inhibitors, topical capsaicin, intra-articular corticosteroids, intra-articular hyaluronic acid, duloxetine, and more.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
64:09 8/21/23
A Review of Weight Loss Medications *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review the medications that are FDA approved for weight loss. We also review recent data on high dose oral semaglutide and injectable tirzepatide. We end by looking at drugs that are currently in the pipeline with unique mechanisms of action.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
60:20 8/9/23
Alteplase vs Tenecteplase for Ischemic Stroke
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Brian Gilbert, PharmD, BCCCP, FCCM, FNCS, to compare and contrast alteplase (tPA) versus tenecteplase (TNK-tPA) in the setting ischemic stroke. Brian is an emergency medicine clinical pharmacy specialist at Wesley Medical Center. He also serves as the PGY-2 critical care pharmacy residency program director and as an adjunct assistant clinical professor at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy.  Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
61:01 7/31/23
Managing Hypothyroidism *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review the management of hypothyroidism. We focus on levothyroxine as the foundation for a patient treatment. We also discuss the contraversial issue of using synthetic T3 (liothyronine) as an augmentation option for certain patients. The link to the Medscape article, Why the Hesitancy in Recommending Combination T3/T4 Therapy with Dr. Kaniksha Desai, MD and Dr. Antonio Bianco, MD, PhD, is available below:  Why the Hesitancy in Recommending Combination T3/T4 Therapy? Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.  
59:06 7/24/23
Treating Community Acquired Pneumonia *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we discuss the various treatment options for community acquired pneumonia. We compare and contrast the differences in treating a patient with and without comorbidities in the outpatient setting as well as non-severe and severe CAP in the inpatient setting. We also review some basics for the various antibiotics used in CAP. Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
58:36 7/11/23
Substance Use Disorder *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we discuss the management of substance use disorder. We review the pharmacotherapy/psychotherapy options for treating the abuse of alcohol, cocaine, methamphetamine, cannabis, benzodiazepines, and opioids. Make sure to check out our previous episode that covers opioid use disorder specifically.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
59:57 6/30/23
Smoking Cessation *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we discuss the pharmacotherapy options available for smoking cessation. We start with some background info including pathophysiology, psychology models applicable to smoking cessation, and nicotine dependence assessments.  We review varenicline, nicotine replacement therapy in various forms, bupropion SR, and others.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
60:52 6/13/23
Patient Case: Sickle Cell Disease, HFrEF, DM2, and More
On this episode, we go over a pharmacotherapy plan for a patient with sickle cell disease, HFrEF, DM2, dyslipidemia, hypertension, POAG, dry eye disease, constipation, GERD, and OSA. Episode 227 Patient Case Information 57-year-old male with sickle cell disease, HFrEF, DM2, dyslipidemia, hypertension, POAG, dry eye disease, constipation, GERD, and OSA comes to your clinic to establish care. His primary concern is the number of sickle cell crisis he has been experiencing (3 ER visits in the last 5 months). He is having significant constipation daily due to his maintenance opioid regimen.  He also reports difficulty controlling his blood glucose. He has experienced 6 hypoglycemic events (BG range between 65 and as low as 42) and is confused as to what he is doing wrong with managing his diabetes. He is also concerned because he is having vivid nightmares almost every night. He also asks about the best artificial tears to get OTC because his Refresh Optive (carboxymethylcellulose) doesn’t seem to be working anymore. Medication List: Losartan 100 mg daily, atenolol 50 mg daily, torsemide 20mg – 4 tabs daily, metolazone 2.5 mg 2 times per week, amlodipine 5 mg daily, simvastatin 40 mg daily, fenofibrate 160 mg daily, lantus 40 units twice daily, humalog 5 units with meals if his pre-meal BG is > 150 mg/dL, metformin ER 500 mg twice daily, hydroxyurea 500 mg – two capsules daily (admits to limited adherence), latanoprost 0.005% nightly, esomeprazole 40 mg twice daily, famotidine 40 mg daily, MiraLax 17 grams daily, and bisacodyl 5 mg daily He has a CPAP at home but admits to using it very infrequently. BMP BP – 165/89 HR – 82 Na – 137 K – 3.6 Cl – 102 CO2 – 26 Glucose – 253 eGFR – 95 mL/min Ca – 8.9 Mg – 1.9 Lipid Profile Chol – 162 LDL-C – 99 HDL-C – 49 Triglycerides  - 242 Echo with EF – 32% B-Type Natriuretic Peptide – 56.2 Vitamin B12 – 367 Hemoglobin – 7.2 Hematocrit – 20.8 MCV – 98.6 Ferritin – 1491.6 (received blood transfusion 2 weeks ago) Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx                  
58:01 6/8/23
A Closer Look at Managing Depression in Patients with Comorbidities *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we discuss the considerations and possible changes to a patient's general depression regimen when they have various comorbidities or other circumstances that affect their health . The comorbidities/situations that we cover include: patients with coronary artery disease, patients over the age of 65, patients that are pregnant, chronic pain, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, and more. We also review depression with atypical features, depression with mixed features, and depression with anxious distress.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx  This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
61:57 5/30/23
Preventing Recurrent C. diff Infections with Vowst
On this episode, we discuss Vowst, the oral fecal microbiota product for preventing the recurrance of C. diff infection. We review Vowst's dosing, administration, drug-drug interactions, clinical trial data, and more.  Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx
28:30 5/24/23
Osteoporosis Management *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review the various pharmacotherapy options that are used in the management of osteoporosis. We go over bisphosphonates, denosumab, parathyroid hormone analogics, and romosozumab.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com AJ - aalford@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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