Clonidine and Beta Blocker Interaction

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 … Read the rest

Beta Blocker Pharmacology

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 … Read the rest

Sympathetic Nervous System Physiology

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 … Read the rest

Triazolam and Bupropion Sustained Release

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 … Read the rest

Nitroglycerin and a Polyphasic Oral Contraceptive

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%), … Read the rest

Olanzapine and Phentermine

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 … Read the rest

Verapamil and Senna

The stimulant laxative Senna should overcome the legendary constipating effects of verapamil. This combination is a contender for the “most clever brand name” award. It will be called GoLo┬«

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Phenytoin and Meperedine

This combination of two old and nearly extinct drugs will be marketed for pain in patients with renal impairmment. We don’t know what the Brand name will be, but the … Read the rest

escitalopram and sildenafil

The claims of Lexapro having no significant sexual side effects may come into question if a new combo with sildenafil is relased. It may simply be called Bonus ®

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Lithium and Carbamazepine

This combination for mood stabilization may actually be called Offset® due to the two drugs opposite effects on Antidiuretic Hormone.

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