Drug Information Center

College of Pharmacy

Recent Publications (2004 - present)

Rodriguez RW . Off-label uses of alvimopan and methylnaltrexone. Am J Health Syst Pharm. In press.

Ghaibi S, Ipema HJ, Gabay MG. ASHP guideline on the pharmacist's role in providing drug information. Am J Health Syst Pharm. In press.

Galanter WL, Bryson ML, Falck S, et al. Indication alerts intercept drug name confusion errors during computerized entry of medication orders. PLoS ONE. 2014;9(7):e101977.

Letarte N, Gabay MP, Bressler LR, Long KE, Stachnik JM, Villano JL. Analyzing temozolomide medication errors: potentially fatal. J Neurooncol. 2014 Jul 16. doi: 10.1007/s11060-014-1523-1.

Fisseha N, Rodriguez R, Ipema H. Olysio (simeprevir) Review. Illinois Pharmacist. 2014;26(2):26-27.

UIC Drug Information Group . Light-sensitive injectable prescription drugs. Hosp Pharm. 2014;49(2):136-163.

Ellinger LK, Trapskin PJ, Black R, Kotis D, Alexander E. Leadership and effective succession planning in health-system pharmacy departments. Hosp Pharm. 2014;49(4):369-375.

Gabay M . Federal controlled substances act: dispensing requirements, electronic prescriptions, and fraudulent prescriptions. Hosp Pharm. 2014;49(3):244-246.

Gabay M . A step forward: review of the new California Provider Status law. Hosp Pharm. 2014;49(5):435-436.

Rodriguez RW . Delay in indexing of articles published in major pharmacy practice journals. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2014;71(4):321-324.

Rodriguez RW . How safe is epidural steroid injection? Examining drug-related factors. Practical Pain Management. 2014;14(2):31-35. Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/interventional/injections/how-safe-epidural-steroid-injection-examining-drug-related .

Prasad B, Bryson ML. Insomnia treatments. Practical Pain Management. June 12, 2014. Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/patient/conditions/insomnia/insomnia-treatments .

Bryson ML , Kean N. New dosing for Lunesta cuts next-day "hangover" effect. Practical Pain Management. May 19, 2014. Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/patient/treatments/medications/new-dosing-lunesta-cuts-next-day-hangover-effect .

Bryson ML . Insomnia: focus on new dosing concerns in women. Practical Pain Management. 2014;14(3):45-53. Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/resources/clinical-practice-guidelines/insomnia-focus-new-dosing-concerns-women .

Ellinger, LK . New guidelines for treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee (update). In: Talbert RL, DiPiro JT, Matzke GR, Posey LM, Wells BG, Yee GC, eds. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 8th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2013.

Rodriguez R , Ellinger LK. Rheumatoid arthritis treatment guidelines updated (update). In: Talbert RL, DiPiro JT, Matzke GR, Posey LM, Wells BG, Yee GC, eds. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 8th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2013.

Field MJ, Ellinger LK, Boat TF. IOM Review of FDA-approved biologics labeled or studied for pediatric use. Pediatrics. 2013;131(2):328-335.

Rodriguez RW , Staley B, Hatton RC. Evaluating incorporation of drug restrictions into computerized drug order entries after transition to an electronic health record. Hosp Pharm. 2013;48(7):568-573.

Ogawa R, Stachnik JM, Echizen H. Clinical pharmacokinetics of drugs in patients with heart failure—an update (part 1, drugs administered intravenously). Clin Pharmacokinet. 2013;52(3):169-185.

Stachnik JM , Krueger CD. Infertility in women. In: Murphy JE, Lee MW, eds. Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program, 2013 Book 2. Special Populations. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2013:61-76.

Gabay M , Boucher BA. An essential primer for understanding the role of topical hemostats, surgical sealants, and adhesives for maintaining hemostasis. Pharmacotherapy. 2013;33(9):935-955.

Gabay M . Federal controlled substances act: ordering and recordkeeping. Hosp Pharm. 2013;48(11):919-921.

Gabay M . Federal controlled substances act: controlled substances prescriptions. Hosp Pharm. 2013;48(8):644-645.

Gabay M . The federal controlled substances act: schedules and pharmacy registration. Hosp Pharm. 2013;48(6):473-474.

Gabay M . Expanding the definition of nonprescription drugs: potential impact on pharmacists. Hosp Pharm. 2013;48(3):198-199.

Stachnik J. Contemporary management of hyponatremia. Pharmacy Practice News. 2013;40:1-8. Available at: http://www.pharmacypracticenews.com/download/Hyponatremia_ppn1013_WM.pdf .

Krueger C. Ask The Expert: I have recently read a lot on twitter that NSAIDs cause more deaths than opioids. Can you clarify if this is true? Practical Pain Management. 2013;13(10). Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/pharmacological/opioids/ask-expert-do-nsaids-cause-more-deaths-opioids .

Ipema HJ. Use of oral vitamin K for prevention of late vitamin K deficiency bleeding in neonates when injectable vitamin K is not available. Ann Pharmacother. 2012;46(6):879-883.

Ipema HJ, Tanzi MG. Use of topical tranexamic acid and aminocaproic acid to prevent bleeding after major surgical procedures. Ann Pharmacother. 2012:46(1):97-107.

UIC Drug Information Group. Drugs that require filtration for preparation or administration. Hosp Pharm. 2012;47(5):351-359.

Phillips JA, Gabay MP, Ficzere C, Ward KE. Curriculum and instructional methods for drug information, literature evaluation, and biostatistics: survey of US pharmacy schools. Ann Pharmacother. 2012;46(6):793-801.

Gabay MP , Thakkar JP, Stachnik JM, Woelich SK, Villano JL. Intra-CSF administration of chemotherapy medications. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2012;70(1):1-15.

Gabay M. Tech-check-tech: an overview. Hosp Pharm. 2012;47(6):444-445.

Gabay M. Drug importation: where do we stand? Hosp Pharm. 2012;47(2):110-111.

Stachnik J, Gabay M. Biologics in pediatrics. In: Field M, Boat T, eds. Supporting the Review of Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and Pediatric Research. Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Released February 29, 2012. Available at: http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2012/Safe-and-Effective-Medicines-for-Children.aspx .

Lodolce AE, Krueger CD. Managing anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease. Pharmacy Practice News. 2012;39. Available at: http://www.pharmacypracticenews.com/download/Anemia_ppn0612_WM.pdf.

Krueger C . Methadone for pain management. Practical Pain Management. 2012;12(2). Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/pharmacological/opioids/methadone-pain-management .

Ghaibi S, Ipema H. Proper disposal of fentanyl patches: what patients need to know. Practical Pain Management. 2012;12(10). Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/pharmacological/opioids/proper-disposal-fentanyl-patches-what-patients-need-know .

Bryson ML , Tanzi M. Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy compliance. Practical Pain Management. 2012;12(9):45-55. Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/pharmacological/opioids/risk-evaluation-mitigation-strategy-compliance .

Segreti J, Garcia-Houchins S, Gorski L, Moureau N, Shomo J, Zack J, Stachnik J, Tanzi M, Moody ML. Consensus conference on prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections: 2009. J Infus Nurs. 2011;34(2):126-133.

Hong IS, Ipema HJ, Gabay MP, Lodolce AE. Medication repurposing: new uses for old drugs. J Pharm Technol. 2011;27(3):132-140.

Gabay M. Pharmacists and prescriptive authority. Hosp Pharm. 2011;46(11):852-853.

Gabay M. FDA citizen petition process. Hosp Pharm. 2011;46(8):572-573.

Gabay M. Pharmacist conscience clauses: continuing debate. Hosp Pharm. 2011;46(5):330-331.

Gabay M. Emily's law: requiring minimum education and training standards for pharmacy technicians. Hosp Pharm. 2011;46(2):103-104.

Ipema HJ, Lodolce AE, Mancuso CE. Survey of drug information activities of ASHP-accredited pharmacy practice residency programs. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68(13):1194-1195.

Burda AT, Ipema HJ, Wahl MS. Self-treatment of acetaminophen overdose with dietary-supplement acetylcysteine. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68(9):786-787.

Krueger C. Medications for chronic pain – other agents. Practical Pain Management. 2011;11(5):90-99. Available at: http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/treatments/pharmacological/medications-chronic-pain-other-agents .

Krueger C . Management of warfarin therapy. Pharmacy Practice News. 2011;38:43-50 (updated 2012). http://www.pharmacypracticenews.com/download/warfarin_therapy_ppn1212_WM.pdf .

Gabay M. Academic detailing and the IDEA act. Hosp Pharm. 2010;45(11):839-840.

Hong I, Stachnik J. Unlabeled uses of factor VIIa (recombinant) in pediatric patients. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67(22):1909-1919.

Hong I, Gabay M, Lodolce A. Safety concerns involving transdermal patches and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Hosp Pharm. 2010;45(10):771-778.

Mancuso CE, Gabay MP, Steinke LM, VanOsdol SJ. Peramivir: an intravenous neuraminidase inhibitor for the treatment of 2009 H1N1. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44(7-8):1240-1249.

Ellinger LK, Ipema HJ, Stachnik JM. Efficacy of metformin and topiramate in prevention and treatment of antipsychotic-induced weight gain. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44(4):668-679.

Krueger C. Management of epidermal growth factor inhibitor-induced dermatologic toxicity. Pharmacy Practice News. 2010;37:16-20. Available at: http://www.pharmacypracticenews.com/download/epidermalgrowth_ppn0410_WM.pdf .

Ipema HJ, Jung MY, Lodolce AE. Romiplostim management of immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Ann Pharmacother. 2009;43(5):914-919.

Sanborn M, Gabay M, Moody ML. The safety of intravenous drug delivery systems: update on current issues since the 1999 consensus development conference. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44(2):159-164.

Sanborn MD, Moody ML, Harder KA, Pepper GA, Scanlon M, Vaida AJ, et al. Second consensus development conference on the safety of intravenous drug delivery systems—2008. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66(2):185-192.

Leong H, Stachnik J, Bonk ME, Matuszweski KA. Unlabeled uses of intravenous immune globulin. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008;65(19):1815-1824.

Stachnik J . Pharmacotherapy of hemoptysis: a pharmacologist perspective. Multidisciplinary Respir Med. 2008;3(4):314-318.

Gabay M , von Martius K. Comparative evaluation of collapsible versus semi-rigid intravenous containers. Technol Health Care. 2008;16(6):429-435.

Stachnik JM , Nunn-Thompson C. Use of atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of autistic disorder. Ann Pharmacother. 2007;41(4):626-634.

Boullata JI, Mancuso CE. A "how-to" guide to prepare abstracts and poster presentations. Nutr Clin Pract. 2007;22(6):641-646.

Krueger CD , West PM, Sargent M, Lodolce AE, Pickard AS. Bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaw. Ann Pharmacother. 2007;41(2):276-284.

Gabay M . Absorbable hemostatic agents. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63(13):1244-1253.

Stachnik JM . Rituximab in the treatment of acquired hemophilia. Ann Pharmacotherapy. 2006;40(6):1151-1157.

Stachnik J . Inhaled anesthetic agents. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63(7):623-634.

Mancuso CE , Tanzi MG, Gabay M. Paradoxical reactions to benzodiazepines: literature review and treatment options. Pharmacotherapy. 2004;24(9):1177-1185.

Mancuso CE , Paloucek FP. Understanding and preparing for pharmacy practice residency interviews. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2004;61(16):1686-1689.