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I Have Andexanet Issues, 2: A Formulary Toolkit

Zahra Nasrazadani, PharmD, BCPS Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist Salina Regional Health Center A few months ago, Kristina Kipp wrote her inaugural EMCrit article enumerating her (extremely justified) concerns with the data we had available at the time regarding andexanet alfa…or should I say “coagulation factor Xa (recombinant), inactivated-zhzo”(1)? Since then—and in a somewhat perverse order of operations—the drug has been rolled out in a second-generation release and later, the New England Journal of Medicine published [...]

By |2019-04-09T08:10:53-05:00April 9th, 2019|Classic EM PharmD, EM PharmD Blog|0 Comments

Dose Banding for Pediatric Medications

If you go to any medication aisle of a store, you can find a wide selection of medications for pediatric patients. Everything from analgesics, cough and cold medications, and agents for gastrointestinal relief. Being a new parent myself, in learning the many ins and outs of infanthood, I did notice something that struck me as rather interesting, perhaps because of my background as an emergency medicine pharmacist, that called my attention. On most over-the-counter medications [...]

By |2019-04-04T06:00:11-05:00April 4th, 2019|EM PharmD Core|0 Comments

Two FREE High-Yield Med Reviews Packages!

Howdy y'all! As part of our continued partnership with High-Yield Med Reviews, I'm excited to share with you a huge give-away! I'm offering two FREE packages for the NAPLEX or the BCCCP exams.  Here's the catch: you have to write a post for the blog. The post could be about anything relevant to pharmacy (not just EM), and could be any length (one paragraph to a ten thousand word rant). For each package, the post with [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:14:31-05:00February 25th, 2019|Classic EM PharmD|0 Comments