Alexander Kantorovich, PharmD, BCPS

Since the introduction of the Cockcroft-Gault equation to calculate creatinine clearance, there has been debate about which weight to use in the equation.
Although it was discovered in the early 1900s, unfractionated heparin remains one of the most commonly used anticoagulants in clinical practice today.
Recent study results suggest gabapentin is safe and effective for this indication.
Some transdermal patches containing aluminum or other metal in their nonadhesive backing shouldn't be worn during MRI.
The Changing Landscape of Beta Blockers in Cirrhosis
The Changing Landscape of Beta Blockers in Cirrhosis
Like other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), ketorolac works on cyclooxygenase enzymes (COX) and inhibits prostaglandin synthesis.
DOACs For Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer
As the role and utilization of dual antiplatelet therapy increases, the rate of gastrointestinal bleeding events are also expected to rise.
A recent systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the benefits and harms of adjunctive corticosteroids in community acquired pneumonia in 6 different trials.
Contrast-induced nephropathy manifests as a relative increase in serum creatinine of at least 25% above baseline without other precipitating causes.
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