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November 23rd, 2014 (No Comments)

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Parasympathetic Physiology and Anticholinergic Pharmacology

April 19th, 2013 (2 Comments)

Anticholinergic drugs and the many, many more drugs with anticholinergic side effects are ubiquitous in medical practice. The presentation below will describe parasympathetic physiology as well as anticholinergic pharmacology.

Use the pause and play buttons to move through the flash …

Dopamine and Acetylcholine in Schizophrenia, Delirium and Parkinson’s

February 15th, 2013 (1,168 Comments)

Dopamine and Acetylcholine are key players in Psychiatric and Extrapyramidal Physiology and Pharmacology. The presentation below will help to clarify these affects and also help you to remember them.

Disclaimer

Psychiatric neurotransitters are still a matter of theory and speculation. …

Jameson’s Seminar for Dummies

November 15th, 2012 (1 Comment)

How to Do A Great Seminar

  1. Never ever start by apologizing.
  2. Believe that you are providing something of value to the audience
    1. If not – re-do your seminar
    2. This should be your purpose/focus and not how you will look (it

Clonidine and Beta Blocker Interaction

November 2nd, 2012 (5 Comments)

The interaction between clonidine and beta blockers (metoprolol, atenolol, carvedilol, nadolol, etc.) is often foggy in the mind of health care professionals. This confusion stems from the fact that the interaction is only relevant when the patient misses a dose …

Beta Blocker Pharmacology

October 23rd, 2012 (6 Comments)

Beta blockers are some of the most commonly used drugs. Understanding the pharmacology is foundational to good pharmacy and medical practice. You might want to start with the One Minute Genius on Sympathetic Drive first since this one is based …

Sympathetic Nervous System Physiology

October 15th, 2012 (5 Comments)

Understanding the sympathetic nervous system is critical to understanding the pharmacology of a myriad of drugs. This power point will refresh your feeble memories and make it all clear. The key is to understand all the effects as a system …

Triazolam and Bupropion Sustained Release

March 22nd, 2011 (No Comments)

The role of the pharmacist is being touted as the key to success for the this new combination designed for the depressed insomniac. The triazolam portion will be immediate release for a rapid onset hypnotic effect to offset the stimulating …

Nitroglycerin and a Polyphasic Oral Contraceptive

March 20th, 2011 (2 Comments)

Not all of our combinations are aimed at offsetting adverse effects. This one will be sublingual. In tribute to the dual mechanizm resuting in increased contraceptive efficacy (estimated at 99.8%), it will be called Bicyclin®

Disclaimer: In case you stumbled …

Olanzapine and Phentermine

March 18th, 2011 (3 Comments)

One of the most creative combinations we have seen, this product combines the notorious weight gain inducing antipsychotic Zyprexa with a discontinued weight loss drug. Patients will still hear the voices, but now they will tell them to stop eating. …