Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, DAIPM, FCCP, FASHP

Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, DAIPM, FCCP, FASHP
Dr. Jeff Fudin graduated from Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences with a BS and PharmD. He is a Diplomate to the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, a Fellow to ACCP and ASHP, and a member of several other professional organizations. He is President and Director, Scientific and Clinical Affairs for Remitigate, LLC (remitigate.com), a software platform for interpreting urine drug screens (Urintel) and risk for opioid-induced respiratory depression (Naloxotel). Dr. Fudin is a section editor for Pain Medicine and serves on the editorial board for Practical Pain Management. He practices as a clinical pharmacy specialist (WOC) and director of PGY-2 pharmacy pain residency programs at the Stratton Veterans Administration Medical Center in Albany, New York and has academic affiliations with Western New England University and Albany Colleges of Pharmacy.
Prescribers and pharmacists in various clinical roles are often challenged when treating patients with comorbid chronic pain and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) or hemodialysis (HD). There is a dearth of clinical guidelines available for chronic pain management in this setting. Those selecting pharmacotherapy for patients must rely on clinical judgement, literature analysis and prudent decision making.
Feb 27, 2017 @04:51 AM
A recent New England Journal of Medicine publication addressed the rising costs of naloxone, but failed to address many of the hidden issue that are buried within routine pharmacy practice. Here we unveil some of the less obvious reasons and offer software solutions to help pharmacists safe lives.
Dec 15, 2016 @09:19 AM
Buprenorphine is one of the most commonly prescribed medications to treat opioid addiction. In 2014, about 60-65% of Americans using medication-assisted treatment received buprenorphine. On July 6, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it will raise the limit on the number of patients that can receive the addiction medicine buprenorphine to 275 patients per qualified provider. This article describes potential monetary conflicts in proving buprenorphine, how increased access will affect pharmacists and what they can do to help patients in need of medication supported abstinence and substance abuse counseling.
Nov 17, 2016 @03:29 AM
Pharmacists in all health care settings commonly see what seems like lifelong refills for cyclobenzaprine for musculoskeletal conditions.
Jun 28, 2016 @06:50 AM
Pharmacists are in a unique position to assess patients’ risks and then qualify them for specific opioids.
May 19, 2016 @05:31 AM
Buprenorphine is now available in several dosage forms with various indications.
Mar 22, 2016 @07:03 AM
Deaths from unintentional opioid overdose have increased 56% since 2010.
Dec 18, 2015 @08:45 AM
Opioid-induced androgen deficiency is a common yet underdiagnosed adverse effect of chronic opioid use.
Sep 29, 2015 @02:01 AM
Pregabalin and gabapentin are often considered first-line treatments for various neuropathic pain syndromes, generally irrespective of cause
Sep 22, 2015 @02:27 AM
While NSAIDs are effective in treating various pain conditions, their long-term risks frequently preclude safe chronic use in many patients.
Sep 16, 2015 @05:32 AM
Treating chronic noncancer pain with long-term opioid use is a challenging task for all health care providers.
Sep 9, 2015 @03:44 AM
Community pharmacists have the opportunity to identify patients at risk for opioid overdose.
Sep 1, 2015 @02:26 AM
Monoclonal antibodies are a relatively new class of biologic agents.
Aug 24, 2015 @01:18 AM
Is there a need to strengthen the labeling of topical NSAIDs that clearly lack systemic therapeutic or toxic levels?
Jul 16, 2015 @09:50 AM
Monitoring and evaluating the therapeutic relevance of drug interactions is an important mission for any practicing pharmacist.
May 5, 2015 @09:54 AM
Targeted counseling for patients taking zolpidem (Ambien) might be synonymous with saving lives.
Apr 2, 2015 @02:23 AM
While extended-release opioid analgesics are an essential component of pain management, abuse and misuse of these medications can cause substantial morbidity and mortality.
Jan 27, 2015 @04:36 AM
It is compulsory for pharmacists to counsel all patients receiving opioids, evaluate the potential benefit of a naloxone reversal device, and contact the opioid prescriber if such a device is deemed appropriate.
Oct 24, 2014 @01:08 AM
In response to the recent article by Gary M. Franklin, MD, MPH, titled "Opioids for chronic non-cancer pain: A position paper of the American Academy of Neurology," we wish to address a number of issues.
Oct 6, 2014 @12:02 PM
'The Holy Trinity' is a drug regimen that includes at least an opioid, a benzodiazepine, and carisoprodol.
Sep 24, 2014 @04:03 AM

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