Shivam Patel, Pharm.D.
Shivam Patel, Pharm.D.
Dr. Shivam Patel has graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Completed PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Martinsburg VA Medical Center. Currently Dr. Patel is continuing to serve veterans as a Clinical Pharmacist.
Apr 29, 2019 @08:00 PM
After use of nonpharmacological and multiple blood pressure lowering medications, uncontrolled blood pressure still may be present. Thus, potential for patient to be diagnosed with resistant hypertension.

Apr 9, 2019 @01:00 PM
Drug-drug interactions are considered on a daily basis, but it may also be important to consider food-drug interactions as this may also impact overall efficacy and safety of certain medications.

Jan 10, 2019 @02:00 PM
Patients receiving anticoagulation that need to have an invasive procedure performed may require a temporary interruption in their anticoagulation therapy to limit bleed risk.

Oct 1, 2018 @04:04 PM
Metabolic syndrome involves multiple disease states including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and possibly diabetes.

Jun 3, 2018 @03:00 PM
An extension trial assesses the efficacy and safety of extending edaravone treatment past the FDA-approved 6 cycles.

May 8, 2018 @04:23 PM
Dextromethorphan neuroprotective characteristics may play a role in patients with bipolar disorder.

Nov 28, 2017 @02:00 PM
The illness is prevalent in the eastern United States. Diagnosis can be challenging, and the progression can lead to harmful complications.

Aug 14, 2017 @01:43 AM
There has been some recent discussion about whether using vitamin D with statin therapy may help alleviate the muscle pain experienced by some patients

Aug 9, 2017 @02:08 AM
Impairment in insulin and insulin growth factor seems to play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.

Feb 27, 2017 @03:49 AM
Drug Induced Immune Thrombocytopenia (DITP) may be the last diagnosis listed in the differential. In situations where the cause of thrombocytopenia is unknown, DITP could be causing the issue.

Dec 30, 2016 @05:20 AM
Scedosporium is a fungal pathogen that is resistant against most antifungals.

Dec 22, 2016 @08:43 AM
Currently, the treatment duration of acute otitis media (AOM) is unclear.

Oct 24, 2016 @04:42 AM
Warfarin has been the cornerstone treatment for atrial fibrillation. New oral anticoagulants are another treatment option. Here's a brief overview of 5 of those alternatives.

Sep 30, 2016 @01:58 AM
Malignant hyperthermia is a rare genetic disorder that affects 1 in 2,000-3,000 individuals.

Sep 12, 2016 @05:55 AM
It's astonishing to think a stroke can occur at any time and possibly leave an individual disabled for the rest of his or her life.

Aug 17, 2016 @02:42 AM
It's important to take renal function into consideration when dosing renally-eliminated medications.

Aug 1, 2016 @07:59 AM
Pregnancy can change medication recommendations drastically.

Jul 6, 2016 @12:05 PM
About 11 million patients 65 years or older were diagnosed with diabetes in 2012 alone.

Jun 16, 2016 @04:30 AM
It's important to recognize the differences between the 2 conditions to provide appropriate drug therapy.

Jun 8, 2016 @03:25 AM
Getting involved in organizations at pharmacy school can play a crucial role in your academic and career success.

Jun 3, 2016 @12:51 PM
Pharmacogenomic testing will allow for appropriate treatment recommendations and provide the best patient care possible.

May 16, 2016 @06:46 AM
Smoking can cause medications to become subtherapeutic, leading to slower improvement in disease states.