Thiazide and Thiazide Like Diuretics RLP Episode 24

Thiazide diuretics are well-known to help with edema and hypertension.

Thiazides need to monitored for electrolyte imbalances. Hypokalemia is a real and significant possibility.

Thiazide diuretics can also raise uric acid which can impact our patients with gout. Pay attention to use in this patient population.

I also cover drug interactions and the mechanism of action of thiazide diuretics on this episode.

Enjoy the show!

Short Acting Beta Agonists RLP Episode 023

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

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Phenytoin RLP Episode 020

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!

Dopamine Agonists – RLP Episode 018

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 podcast!  What are you waiting for? Click Here to Subscribe

Alpha Blockers Pharmacology RLP Episode 017

On this episode, I discuss the pharmacology and side effects of alpha blockers as well as the differences between a selective alpha blocker versus a non-selective alpha blocker. 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 podcast!  What are you waiting for? Click Here to Subscribe

5-Alpha-Reductase Inhibitors RLP Episode 016

5 Alpha-Reductase Inhibitors are most often used in the setting of BPH.  I discuss mechanism of action, uses, adverse drug reactions as well as some medications that can exacerbate BPH.  Hope you enjoy the episode!

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 podcast!  What are you waiting for? Click Here to Subscribe

Atypical Antipsychotics (2nd Generation) RLP Episode 015

On this episode, I talk about the side effect profile of antipsychotics as well as how the mechanism of action plays into those adverse effects.  Hope you enjoy the episode!

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 podcast!  What are you waiting for? Click Here to Subscribe