Cochrane podcast. Nicotine receptors partial agonists: varenicline (Champix, Chantix)
The Cochrane Collaboration issued a podcast reviewing varenicline (Champix, Chantix) and bupropion. They review clinical trials, safety concerns among other relevant aspects. Nicotine receptor partial agonists for smoking cessation Read a related post defining partial agonists.
NSAIDS risks and benefits podcast
This week Therapeutics initative podcast deals with NSAIDS: NSAIDS: Considering the Risks and Benefits (Therapeutics Initiative Podcast – December 10th) In our 33rd episode we follow-up our discussion of osteoarthritis by examining the risks and benefits of oral anti-inflammatories including Cox-2 inhibitors. We review the effects on pain relief and the theory of anti-inflammation. We […]
Osteoarthritis treatment podcast: NSAIDs, opioids, glucosamine and other therapies
In this podcast, the team of Therapeutics Initiative reviews the pharmacological and non pharmacological treatments for osteoarthritis. “In our 32nd episode we review the therapeutic options for the treatment of osteoarthritis. We first deal with lifestyle interventions for osteoarthritis. We consider the pain pharmaceuticals like acetaminophen, topical or oral NSAIDs, and opiates as well as […]