These basic pharmacology podcasts review important pharmacologic classifications nurses should know. Drug use, action, and easy to remember tips for side-effects are reviewed.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI's)
The basic pharmacology podcast review the medication class Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or SSRI's for short. This classification of antidepressants are a first line treatment for depression.
This basic pharmacology podcast reviews opioid agonist. Mechanism of action, administration consideration, and tips are given to easily remember the side effects/adverse effects of these drugs.
This basic pharmacology podcast reviews the pharmaceutical class of cardiac glycosides. The primary drug of this class is digoxin.
This basic pharmacology podcast reviews the pharmaceutical class H2 antagonist. These are antacid/anti-ulcer medications. An example is famotidine-brand name Pepcid.
This basic pharmacology podcast reviews the pharmaceutical class of drugs called antimetabolites. The therapeutic class is anti-neoplastic/immunosuppressant. Uses, side-effects an administration considerations are covered.
Herbal Supplements- 4 G's-Garlic, ginger, gingko, ginseng
This podcast reviews the 4 big G herbal supplements-garlic, ginger, gingko, and ginseng. It reviews the benefits and the medication interactions.