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HelixTalk

This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

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HelixTalk is available via iTunes (or by searching for HelixTalk), by subscribing to our RSS feed, or by listening to any episode in your browser (below).

HelixTalk Episodes

HelixTalk Episode #73 - Don’t go with the flow: how antibiotics cause diarrhea and what you can do about it

Date posted: January 30, 2018, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss the efficacy and safety of probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD).


HelixTalk Episode #72 - Drop It Like It’s Hot: Prazosin and the 2017 VA/DoD PTSD Guidelines

Date posted: January 9, 2018, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will review the surprising results of the VA/DoD’s 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines on Management of PTSD, particularly as it relates to the use of one particular agent, prazosin.


HelixTalk Episode #71 - Holy Hypertension Guidelines - Holiday Edition!

Date posted: December 19, 2017, 6:00 am

In this episode, we review the important changes in 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines for hypertension management in adults


HelixTalk Episode #70 - Does rosuvastatin REALLY cause 42 adverse drug reactions? Identifying true ADRs to improve your patient counseling

Date posted: November 28, 2017, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss the difficulty in identifying adverse drug reactions (ADR) that ACTUALLY occur from a drug therapy, how tertiary drug references (such as Micromedex or LexiComp) may be misleading, and what tips and tricks you can use to recognize the most clinically relevant ADRs for patient counseling.