Digoxin Pharmacology – RLP Episode 011

On this episode I explain digoxin pharmacology and also run through some scenarios where I’ve seen digoxin toxicity actually happen.

I also discuss the relationship of low potassium and how digoxin can have an exacerbated effect in this setting.  Hope you enjoy the episode and please feel free to reach out and give me some feedback!

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Eric Christianson, PharmD, BCGP, BCPS

Acetaminophen – RLP Episode 010

On this episode I discuss the basics with acetaminophen and which disease states and other medications to look out for when you have patients taking acetaminophen.  Other items discussed on the podcast

  • Mechanism of action
  • Adverse effects
  • Dosing
  • Drug interactions
  • Comparison to NSAIDs

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Proton Pump Inhibitors – RLP Episode 009

Proton Pump Inhibitors are one of the most commonly used agents for heartburn and other GI disorders.  In this episode I discuss the pharmacology, adverse effects, and a couple of really common drug interactions that are often tested on.  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

NSAID Pharmacology RLP Episode 008

In this podcast episode I discuss the pharmacology of NSAIDs and the potential collateral damage that can result from these medications.  We’ll cover:

  • Side effects
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Important Drug Interactions
  • Pharmacokinetics between ibuprofen and naproxen
  • Boxed Warnings

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

Levothyroxine Pharmacology – RLP Episode 007

In this episode, I talk about levothyroxine pharmacology and how it is one of the most commonly prescribed medications.  Levothyroxine gets converted from T4 to T3 in the body.

I also talk about some of the side effects that are encountered if we oversupplement as well as what we look for as far as lab work goes.

Drug interactions are important with levothyroxine and I do discuss this as well as mention a couple of really common medications that can cause issues with thyroid hormone.

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

Aminoglycoside Pharmacology Episode 006

On this episode, I will discuss aminoglycoside pharmacology.  Gentamicin and tobramycin are the two classic examples of aminoglycosides.  We will review how these medication work in the body, adverse effects, and the importance of pharmacokinetics and laboratory monitoring.

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

Statin Pharmacology Episode 005

In this episode, I talk about the most commonly used statins.  In my practice I see simvastatin, atorvastatin, rosuvastatin, and pravastatin used most frequent.

In addition, I also discuss why statins are dosed at night, possible side effects, and important drug interactions.

Statins can help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular events like heart attack.  I mentioned cvriskcalculator.com on the podcast and wanted to give that link to you.

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

Beta-Blockers Pharmacology – Episode 004

Beta-blockers are commonly used in the management of hypertension as well as rate control for atrial fibrillation.  On this episode, I breakdown some of the most common agent and what to look out for.  Enjoy the show!

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

Lisinopril Pharmacology – Episode 003

In the episode, I break down the pharmacology of lisinopril (and all ACE inhibitors).  I also outline common adverse effects, drug interactions and its role in managing hypertension.  Hope you enjoy the show and please feel free to reach out with feedback!

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

Metformin Pharmacology – Episode 002

In this episode, I talk about the most important and common adverse effects with metformin and what you will likely see in clinical practice.  I also will talk about the benefits of the medication and its role in the management of type 2 diabetes.  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