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List of Drugs That Inhibit CYP2D6

List of Drugs That Inhibit CYP2D6

CYP2D6 is an important pathway for the breakdown of certain medications. There are also some less common cases of medications that are prodrugs and activated by this enzyme. It is important to know...

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Comparing Lorazepam Versus Clonazepam

Comparing Lorazepam Versus Clonazepam

Lorazepam and clonazepam are both from the benzodiazepine family. I see them both used in clinical practice on a regular basis. While their pharmacology actions are essentially identical, there are...

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Comparing Clopidogrel Versus Prasugrel

Comparing Clopidogrel Versus Prasugrel

Post-MI there are a lot of medications most patients will be started on, and it can get confusing for both patients and providers. Today, we’re clearing up some of the confusion surrounding the...

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Free BCACP Practice Questions

Free BCACP Practice Questions

Important Information - BCACP Exam The BCACP exam has historically had a very low pass rate (50-60s%). This means that there is a good chunk of people who have to retake this exam....

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Topiramate and Renal Stones

Topiramate and Renal Stones

Topiramate is classified as a seizure medication most commonly used in the management of migraines and weight loss. This medication has carbonic anhydrase activity and here I will outline a case of...

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Gastroparesis Treatment

Gastroparesis Treatment

Gastroparesis is a condition in which stomach motility is reduced due to nerve injury and/or muscle dysfunction. Due to this reduced motility, the stomach is unable to properly empty itself, leading...

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Z-Drug Comparison Chart

Z-Drug Comparison Chart

Z-drugs, otherwise known as benzodiazepine receptor agonists, are used to help patients with insomnia that is associated with difficulty falling asleep (sleep latency), difficulty staying asleep...

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