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Alpha Blockers – Clinical Practice Pearls

Alpha Blockers – Clinical Practice Pearls

Alpha blockers are most frequently used in clinical practice to manage symptoms of BPH and probably less commonly used for hypertension. Here are a few relevant clinical practice pearls that are important to remember. Orthostasis/Syncope Alpha blockers are notorious...
Explaining The Growth of Pharmacists in Clinics

Explaining The Growth of Pharmacists in Clinics

As a profession, we know that we need to expand opportunities for pharmacists. I don’t have any data with this post to back me up, but I can “feel” the growth of pharmacists entering practice into clinics. This is a really good thing for pharmacists...
Drugs That Cause Hyperkalemia – Can You Name These Seven?

Drugs That Cause Hyperkalemia – Can You Name These Seven?

If you have ever had a patient that has had a substantially elevated potassium level, you have likely been very nervous about their medication list. I really start to get concerned when I see levels above 6 mEq/L. There are numerous drugs that affect potassium that...