RxFiles Q&A History

 

Date

Q&A Topic

 

 

2018

 

Oct

2018

      Cannabis Medical Patient Booklet Black\White

 

Oct

2018

      Cannabinoids – Informed Consent & Agreement

 

Oct

2018

      Cannabis Patient Booklet

 

July

2018

 Trial Summary: Opioid vs Nonopioid Single Dose Medications for Acute Extremity Pain in the Emergency Department (ED)

 

May

2018

Opioid Tapering Q&A Patient Booklet

 

Apr

2018

Non-Live Recombinant Herpes Zoster Vaccine (SHINGRIX)

 

 

2017

 

Nov

2017

Exercise Rx (pdf)

 

Nov

2017

Exercise Rx (Word)

 

Nov

2017

Painlinks: Resources for Those Living with Pain

 

Sept

2017

SHIFT: Ivbradine versus Placebo in Chronic Systolic Heart Failure

 

May

2017

Amoxicillin High Dose in Pediatrics Infographic

 

Apr

2017

Opioid and Pain Related Links

 

Apr

2017

Clindamycin versus Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole for Uncomplicated Skin Infections

 

Apr

2017

What % of patients with uncomplicated cystitis go on to develop pyelonephritis?

 

Apr

2017

What is the Risk of Peripheral Neuropathy with Nitrofurantoin (MACROBID)?

 

Apr

2017

What is the Risk of Pulmonary Toxicity with Nitrofurantoin (MACROBID)?

 

Mar

2017

Nitrofurantoin vs Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole in Women with Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis

 

Mar

2017

CHANCE: Clopidogrel + ASA vs ASA in Patients with Acute Minor Stroke or High-Risk Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

 

Mar

2017

SPS3: Lower Systolic Blood Pressure vs Higher Systolic Blood Pressure Target in Patients with Recent Symptomatic, MRI-Identified Lacunar Stroke

 

Mar

2017

SPS3: Clopidogrel + ASA vs ASA in Patients with Recent Symptomatic, MRI-identified Lacunar Strokes

 

Mar

2017

MATCH: Clopidogrel + ASA vs Clopidogrel in High Risk Patients with Recent Stroke or Recent Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

 

Mar

2017

PIONEER AF-PCI: Rivaroxaban + P2Y12 Inhibitor or Rivaroxaban + DAPT vs Warfarin + DAPT in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation & PCI

 

2016

 

Nov

2016

Gone Viral? Skip the Antibiotic - Poster

 

Nov

2016

Antibiotics: Potential Harms

 

Nov

2016

English Rx for a Viral Infection-Patient Info.

Other languages (Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi (Persian), French, German, Hindi, Romanian, Russian, Spanish (Latin America), Ukranian, Urdu)

 

Aug

2016

FLAME: Indacaterol+Glycopyrronium versus Salmeterol+Fluticasone for COPD

 

July

2016

ELIXA: Lixisenatide in Patients with T2DM and ACS

 

July

2016

TECOS: Sitagliptin JANUVIA CV Outcomes Trial Summary

 

July

2016

LEADER: Liraglutide VICTOZA and CV Outcomes in T2DM

 

May

2016

PEGASUS-TIMI 54: Ticagrelor versus Placebo in Patients with Prior MI

 

Apr 2016

Pioglitazone ACTOS after Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack in Patients with Insulin Resistance

 

Mar 2016

Does Clopidogrel + ASA impact mortality?

 

Mar 2016

DAPT: 12 vs 30 Months of Dual AntiPlatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting Stents

 

Mar 2016

PCI-Clarity: Effect of clopidogrel pre-treatment before PCI in patients with STEMI treated with fibrinolytics

 

Mar 2016

PCI-CURE: Effects of pre-treatment with clopidogrel and ASA followed by long-term therapy in patients undergoing PCI

 

Mar 2016

PLATO: Ticagrelor vs Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndrome

 

Mar 2016

TRITON-TIMI 38: Prasugrel vs Clopidogrel in Patients with ACS

 

Feb 2016

EMPA-REG: CV Outcomes Trial Summary

 

2015

 

Dec

2015

SPRINT: Evaluation of Intensive <120mmHg vs. Standard <140mmHg Blood Pressure Targets

 

Nov 2015

LCZ696 (Sacubitril/ Valsartan) ENTRESTO Summary and Practical Tips

 

June 2015

The Value, Role & Limitation of Clinical Practice Guidelines

 

May

2015

The Long Story Short: Optimizing choice and use of insulin needles

 

Apr

2015

Bioequivalency of Medications: Making Much Ado Over What is Most Often Little Ado

 

Feb

2015

Constipation in older adults: Stepwise approach to keep things moving

 

Feb

2015

FIELD Substudy: Fenofibrate in Patients with Diabetes, by Gender

 

Jan

2015

PARADIGM-HF: Valsartan and Sacubitril vs Enalapril for Heart Failure

 

2014

 

Dec

2014

IMPROVE-IT Trial Summary: To add or not to add ezetimibe?

 

May

2014

Geri-RxFiles – An Orientation

 

Apr

2014

Hypertensive Urgency: Considerations for Management

 

Apr

2014

Varenicline (Champix) for Smoking Cessation in Schizophrenia or Bipolar: 52 vs 12wks

 

Mar

2014

Pain & Haemophilia: Medication Management

 

Mar

2014

Orthostatic Hypotension Management

 

2013

 

Oct 2013

Opioid Tapering Template

 

Oct 2013

Diabetes Agents – Outcome Comparison Summary Table

 

Oct 2013

Chronic Insomnia in Older Adults

 

June 2013

Statin Intolerance – Management Considerations

 

June 2013

Opioids, Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (CNCP) & Addiction/Diversion Concerns: What Can Pharmacists Do to Make a Difference?

 

May 2013

SENIOR Trial Summary: Solifenacin vs Oxybutynin vs Placebo Use in Elderly People with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

 

May 2013

ASPIRE Trial Summary: Low-Dose Aspirin for Preventing Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism

 

May 2013

WARFASA Trial Summary: Aspirin for Preventing the Recurrence of Venous Thromboembolism

 

Mar 2013

Management of Bipolar Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum

 

Mar 2013

How should Bacterial Vaginosis be Managed in Pregnancy?

 

Jan 2013

Dabigatran: Does it increase the risk of MI?

 

Jan 2013

Warfarin vs New Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs) in Non-valvular AFib

 

2012

 

Oct 2012

Media Muddies the Water on Treatment of Hypertension: Does Mild Hypertension Need to be Treated?

 

Oct 2012

Management of Opioid-Induced Constipation in Chronic Pain Patients

 

Oct 2012

Post-menopausal Hormone Treatment Update (DOPS, KEEPS)

 

July 2012

Drug Treatment in the Elderly & Long Term Care Chart

 

July 2012

Palliative Care Chart

 

July 2012

Drugs with Anticholinergic Effects

 

July 2012

Viral Hepatitis Treatment Chart

 

May. 2012

Statins in the Media

 

Apr. 2012

Individualizing Glycemic Targets for the Frail Elderly with T2DM

 

Mar. 2012

Diabetes in Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM); Antidepressants in Pregnancy and Lactation

 

Jan. 2012

Anti-Infective MUMs Guidelines 2012 Changes (from 2010)

 

2011

 

Dec. 2011

Hirsutism Trial Summary (Background)

 

Dec. 2011

Hirsutism Treat Chart (Idiopathic)

 

Dec. 2011

SHARP (Heart and Renal Protection) Trial Summary

Dec. 2011

AIM-HIGH (Vascular Events) Trial Summary

 

Sep. 2011

Catie-AD: Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs in Patients with Alzheimer’s

 

Aug. 2011

Apixaban vs Warfarin in A. Fib (ARISTOTLE)

 

Aug. 2011

Rivaroxaban vs Warfarin in A. Fib (Rocket-AF)

 

Aug. 2011

Opioid Patch Disposal Tool

 

Aug. 2011

Acute vs Palliative vs Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

 

Aug. 2011

Diabetes Landmark: Lipid, ASA, & BP Trials Summary

 

Aug. 2011

Diabetes Overview Approach

 

July 2011

Vapor Rub vs White Pet vs No Treatment for Nocturnal Cough & Cold

 

July 2011

Varenicline and the Risk of Serious CV Events

 

Mar. 2011

Opioids for Pain in the Elderly

 

Mar. 2011

Urine Drug Screening (UDS)

 

Mar. 2011

Pain in the Elderly: Opioid vs NSAID Trial Summary

 

Jan. 2011

Yaz / Yasmin: Safety Considerations related to VTE

 

2010

 

Nov. 2010

Bisphosphonate Safety – from SDIS

 

Nov. 2010

Vitamin D – Therapeutic Overview and Review of Evidence

 

Nov. 2010

RE-LY: Dabigatran versus Warfarin in patients with Atrial fibrillation

Oct. 2010

Phosphate Binder Chart *

 

Oct. 2010

Energy Drinks

 

Oct. 2010

Vitamin D: Trial Evidence Summary Chart

 

Oct. 2010

Q&A Potpourri – Osteoporosis, Vit D, Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose, and Anti-Infectives

 

Sept. 2010

Accord Lipid & BP Trial Overview

 

Aug. 2010

BUTRANS – Buprenorphine Transdermal System

 

June 2010

ARB’s & the Risk of Cancer

 

2009

 

Dec. 2009

Thyroid Management: Hypo & Hyperthyroid Chart*

 

Oct. 2009

Antifungal Treatment Chart*

 

Oct. 2009

Influenza Overview Chart, Including Pandemic H1N1

Oct. 2009

Zostavax (Shingles Prevention Vaccine)

 

Sept. 2009

ACTIVE-A (ASA vs. ASA+clopidogrel) & ACTIVE-W  (ASA+clopidogrel vs. warfarin) Trials in Atrial Fibrillation

 

July 2009

Saskatchewan Drug/Health Information Links

 

July 2009

H1N1 (Swine Flu) Links

 

July 2009

RECORD (rosiglitazone for CV outcomes in T2DM)

 

June 2009

Furosemide Sliding Scale w. Heart Failure Patient Weight Chart

 

May 2009

HIV Drug Management Chart*

 

Apr. 2009

Adult Vaccines Chart*

 

Jan. 2009

PPI’s May Reduce Effectiveness of Clopidogrel (PLAVIX)

 

Jan. 2009

What’s the Scoop on ACEI & ARB Combos Causing Harm?

 

2008

 

Dec. 2008

ACCOMPLISH (benazepril + amlodipine vs. benazepril + hydrochlorothiazide) Trial in High-Risk Hypertensive Patients

 

Nov. 2008

Sitagliptin (JANUVIA) for T2DM

 

Nov. 2008

JUPITER (rosuvastatin vs. placebo) Trial for Diabetes Prevention in Low-Moderate Risk Older Adults with Normal LDL, ↑CRP

Oct. 2008

Diabetes in Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes

 

Oct. 2008

Insulin Pen Delivery Devices*

 

Oct. 2008

Diabetes: Metformin Precautions (Renal, Hepatic, & Heart Failure)

 

June 2008

ENHANCE (simvastatin +/- placebo) Trials in Patients with ↑LDL

 

June 2008

Gout Treatment Chart*

 

June 2008

Pediatric Pain Management*

 

June 2008

Diabetes Landmark Trials Summary: ADVANCE & ACCORD

 

Feb. 2008

Darifenacin (ENABLEX) vs. Oxybutynin on Memory Impairment

 

2007

 

Aug. 2007

Lumiracoxib (PREXIGE) and Hepatotoxicity

 

Aug. 2007

Tegaserod – Limited Approval From the FDA for IBS

 

May 2007

Rosiglitazone (AVANDIA) & Cardiovascular Risk

May 2007

DREAM Trial Summary

 

May 2007

Diabetes Prevention Summary

 

2006

 

Sept. 2006

Malaria Prophylaxis*

 

Jan. 2006

IDEAL Trial Overview

 

Jan. 2006

Herbal Drugs: Recent Developments (Cold-Fx, Glucosamine, Lakota) (Revised May 2010)

2005

 

Sept. 2005

ASCOT-BPLA Trial Summary

 

Sept. 2005

Cannabinoids: An Overview (Revised May 2010)

 

Sept. 2005

Chronic Non-Malignant Pain – General Pharmacologic Considerations

June 2005

Restless Leg Syndrome & Essential Tremor*

 

Feb. 2005

QT Prolongation and Torsades de Pointes: Drugs and Sudden Death*

 

2004

 

Nov. 2004

Lipid Therapy Update

 

Aug. 2004

CARDS Trial Overview – Atorvastatin in Type II Diabetes

 

May 2004

PROVE IT-TIMI 22 Trial Overview – High-Dose Atorvastatin in ACS

2003

 

Dec. 2003

Observations on CHARM Trial Data – ARB’s in Heart Failure

 

Apr. 2003

Overview of ASCOT-LLA Trial – Atorvastatin in Primary Prevention

 

Mar. 2003

How Does the Australian ANBP2 Trial Compare To ALLHAT?

2002

 

Dec. 2002

Handling Back Pain Up-Front – Treatment Options (Revised Apr. 2008)

 

Nov. 2002

Age & the WHI (includes patient handout)

 

Sept. 2002

HRT in Light of the WHI – Data in Perspective

Mar. 2002

Monitoring Creatine Kinase in Patients on Statin Therapy

 

2001

 

Oct. 2001

Hypoglycemic Drug Interactions

 

Oct. 2001

Renal Care and Monitoring in Diabetes - Flowchart

 

July 2001

Treatment of Hypersexuality Patients*

Feb. 2001

Update on Meloxicam (MOBICOX) & COX-2 Selectivity

 

2000

 

Nov. 2000

Selecting Cold Products Post Phenylpropanolamine

 

Fall 2000

What To Do About The FLU – A Patient’s Guide to Treatment & Prevention

 

May 2000

Asthma Q&A’s

May 2000

Asthma Inhaler & Management Tips

 

May 2000

Asthma: Risk vs. Benefit of Alternative Therapies

 

May 2000

COPD – Pharmacotherapy Overview

 

Mar. 2000

Diane 35

 

Feb. 2000

Oral Contraceptives – How Soon May They Be Used Post-Partum?

 

Feb. 2000

COPD & Corticosteroids

 

Feb. 2000

Piroxicam-Beta-Cyclodextrin (BREXIDOL) Uncloaked!

 

Feb. 2000

Does Echinacea Interact With Prednisone?

 

1999

 

Oct. 1999

Chronic Unopposed Vaginal Estrogen Therapy

 

Sept. 1999

“Natural”/Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

 

1998

 

Dec. 1998

Is Fluoxetine Effective in the Treatment of PMS?

 

Dec. 1998

Can ZYBAN (Bupropion) Be Given With SSRI’s?

(Revised Sept. 2006)

 

Nov. 1998

St. John’s wort in the Treatment of Depression

Oct. 1998

Antidepressants – Overview & Therapeutic Considerations

 

May 1998

Alternatives to Nifedipine for Hypertensive Urgencies

 

Mar. 1998

Diuretics for Hypertension

 

* Indicates a document that has been updated since its original publication and is now part of our 8th Edition Drug Comparison Charts Book – viewable online with a subscription.